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oysterman

[ oi-ster-muhn ]
/ ˈɔɪ stər mən /
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noun, plural oys·ter·men.
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters.
a boat specially equipped for gathering oysters.
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Also called oys·ter·er.

Origin of oysterman

First recorded in 1545–55; oyster + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for oysterman

oysterman
/ (ˈɔɪstəmən) /

noun plural -men mainly US
a person who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters
a boat used in gathering oysters
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