Synonyms for Oyster:
n.bivalve, abalone, crab, cockleshell, crawfish, barnacle, conch, cockle, cowrie. •bivalve (noun)
japanese, fish, olympia, tonged, clam, mollusk, wild, pearl, flat, Sea Food, european, portuguese, cove, rock, Wellfleet, American-Canadian, chinese, Australian mud, British Columbian, saddle, Dredged, gigantic, box, saddlerock.
clam, crawfish, conch, mollusk, barnacle.
Usage examples for oyster
Take my advice, Monsieur; never mind what the gentlemen say about waiting; don't you let him get nearer to you than five- and- twenty paces; if not, in three bounds he will be at you; and in another second you will be opened like an oyster – Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches by Henri de Crignelle