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oysterman

[oi-ster-muh n] /ˈɔɪ stər mən/
noun, plural oystermen.
1.
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters.
2.
a boat specially equipped for gathering oysters.
Also called oysterer.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; oyster + -man
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  • Within a few minutes, another oysterman came by and dropped anchor a short distance away.
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oysterman

/ˈɔɪstəmən/
noun (mainly US) (pl) -men
1.
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters
2.
a boat used in gathering oysters
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