bluepoint

[ bloo-point ]
/ ˈbluˌpɔɪnt /
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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. bluejacking,
  2. blueline,
  3. bluely,
  4. blueness,
  5. bluenose,
  6. blueprint,
  7. blueprinting,
  8. blues,
  9. blues-rock,
  10. blueschist

Origin of bluepoint

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90

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