a raw egg, or the yolk of a raw egg, often mixed with seasonings, as salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and used as a hangover remedy.
the testis of a calf used as food.
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First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for prairie oyster
a drink consisting of raw unbeaten egg, vinegar or Worcester sauce (Worcester oyster), salt, and pepper: a supposed cure for a hangover
the testicles of a bull calf cooked and eaten
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