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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.
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Origin of bluepoint

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90

Other definitions for bluepoint (2 of 2)

blue point

noun
a Siamese cat having a light-colored body and darker, bluish-gray points.

Origin of blue point

First recorded in 1940–45
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