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European oyster

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noun
a flat, edible oyster, Ostrea edulis, occurring throughout coastal waters of northern Europe and cultivated on northern U.S. coasts.
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Also called be·lon [bey-lohn], /beɪˈloʊn/, flat oyster .
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