vegetable oyster


noun


Nearby words

  1. vegetable butter,
  2. vegetable cellar,
  3. vegetable ivory,
  4. vegetable marrow,
  5. vegetable oil,
  6. vegetable sheep,
  7. vegetable silk,
  8. vegetable sponge,
  9. vegetable tallow,
  10. vegetable tanning

Origin of vegetable oyster

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for vegetable oyster

vegetable oyster

noun

another name for salsify (def. 1)
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