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1. oyster

noun. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters.

Synonyms

  • Pinctada margaritifera
  • Anomia ephippium
  • Placuna placenta
  • windowpane oyster
  • huitre
  • Ostreidae
  • Japanese oyster
  • pelecypod
  • blue point
  • seed oyster
  • pearl oyster
  • saddle oyster
  • lamellibranch
  • Ostrea gigas
  • Virginia oyster
  • bluepoint
  • capiz
  • window oyster
  • family Ostreidae

Antonyms

  • good fortune
  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck

Etymology

  • ostre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Oyster Plant

  • transplant
  • vanzandt
  • vansandt
  • supplant
  • replant
  • implant
  • recant
  • pylant
  • levant
  • labant
  • incant
  • enchant
  • decant
  • trant
  • stant
  • slant
  • schrandt
  • scant
  • quant
  • plante
  • grant
  • grandt
  • brant
  • brandt
  • zant
  • zandt
  • yant
  • tant
  • sant
  • sandt

2. oyster

verb. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] gather oysters, dig oysters.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • tapenade
  • marshmallow fluff
  • oleo
  • tahini

Etymology

  • ostre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. oyster

noun. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl.

Synonyms

  • helping
  • fowl
  • bird
  • serving

Antonyms

  • ratite
  • carinate
  • give
  • undue

Etymology

  • ostre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. oyster

noun. ['ˈɔɪstɝ'] edible body of any of numerous oysters.

Synonyms

  • shellfish
  • bluepoint
  • blue point
  • huitre

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • peanut butter
  • hommos
  • marge

Etymology

  • ostre (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] buildings for carrying on industrial labor.

Synonyms

  • smelter
  • manufacturing plant
  • mill
  • packing plant
  • brewery
  • saltworks
  • packinghouse
  • mint
  • sewage disposal plant
  • complex
  • still
  • distillery
  • disposal plant
  • manufactory
  • industrial plant
  • bottling plant
  • smeltery
  • recycling plant
  • works
  • factory
  • refinery

Antonyms

  • sporadic
  • short
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion.

Synonyms

  • ornamental
  • myrmecophyte
  • tracheophyte
  • poisonous plant
  • embryo
  • cryptogam
  • aerophyte
  • wilding
  • gametophyte
  • monocarp
  • garden plant
  • epiphytic plant
  • houseplant
  • monocarpous plant
  • microflora
  • plant structure
  • rock plant
  • hygrophyte
  • phytoplankton
  • autophyte
  • perennial
  • plant kingdom
  • Plantae
  • vascular plant
  • plantlet
  • autophytic plant
  • air plant
  • plant part
  • epiphyte
  • crop
  • acrogen
  • hood
  • being
  • autotrophic organism
  • monocarpic plant
  • pot plant
  • biennial
  • endemic
  • escape
  • plant life
  • apomict
  • organism
  • annual
  • aquatic
  • holophyte
  • flora
  • non-flowering plant
  • autotroph
  • neophyte
  • cap
  • kingdom Plantae

Antonyms

  • evergreen plant
  • weed
  • deciduous plant
  • cultivated plant

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.

Synonyms

  • checkrow
  • bed
  • place
  • dibble
  • puddle
  • pose
  • replant
  • lay
  • tree
  • put
  • root
  • forest
  • position
  • afforest

Antonyms

  • amphibious
  • fauna
  • stand still
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] fix or set securely or deeply.

Synonyms

  • pot
  • engraft
  • embed
  • introduce
  • enter
  • insert
  • sink
  • infix
  • imbed
  • implant
  • nest

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • arrive
  • confront
  • biennial

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. plant

verb. ['ˈplænt'] set up or lay the groundwork for.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • pioneer
  • establish
  • constitute
  • name
  • institute
  • found
  • initiate
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • simple
  • agitate
  • worry

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. plant

noun. ['ˈplænt'] an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience.

Synonyms

  • player
  • histrion
  • role player
  • actor

Antonyms

  • sitter
  • parasite
  • host
  • existent

Etymology

  • planta (Latin)
  • planten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plantian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word oyster-plant


1. Noun Phrase
Also called boat lily, oyster plant, rhoeo tricolor and Moses-in-a-basket, this plant grows outdoors in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11 and also does well as a houseplant.

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