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seed oyster

noun
1.
a very young oyster, especially one used in the cultivating and transplanting of an oyster bed.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The fashionable oyster needs a year to grow from the seed oyster to its proper size.
British Dictionary definitions for seed oyster

seed oyster

noun
1.
a young oyster, esp a cultivated oyster, ready for transplantation
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