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noun

a place where oysters breed or are cultivated.

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Origin of oyster bed

First recorded in 1585–95
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oyster bed

noun

a place, esp on the sea bed, where oysters breed and grow naturally or are cultivated for food or pearlsAlso called: oyster bank, oyster park
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