noun, plural oystermen.
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters.
a boat specially equipped for gathering oysters.
Also called oysterer.

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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Within a few minutes, another oysterman came by and dropped anchor a short distance away.
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