a very young oyster, especially one used in the cultivating and transplanting of an oyster bed.
Words nearby seed oyster
Origin of seed oyster
First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for seed oyster
a young oyster, esp a cultivated oyster, ready for transplantation
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