oyster man

oysterman

[oi-ster-muhn]
noun, plural oystermen.
1.
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters.
2.
a boat specially equipped for gathering oysters.
Also called oysterer.


Origin:
1545–55; oyster + -man

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oysterman (ˈɔɪstəmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters
2.  a boat used in gathering oysters

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