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oysterwoman

[ oi-ster-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈɔɪ stərˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural oys·ter·wom·en.

a woman who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters.

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Origin of oysterwoman

First recorded in 1590–1600; oyster + -woman
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