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bluepoint

[bloo-point] /ˈbluˌpɔɪnt/
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1.
a small oyster, especially one from the oyster beds near Blue Point, Long Island, usually served raw on the half shell or in a cocktail.
Origin of bluepoint
1780-1790
An Americanism dating back to 1780-90
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