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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 Shell

  • antipersonell
  • industrielle
  • aix-la-chapelle
  • marcantel
  • mademoiselle
  • sanmiguel
  • materiel
  • jeanmichele
  • esquivel
  • esquibel
  • clientele
  • carrasquel
  • carbonell
  • anfal
  • ransdell
  • quesnel
  • postrelle
  • personnel
  • nepl
  • montiel
  • mirabel
  • lyondell
  • get-well
  • gabriele
  • futrell
  • frenzel
  • dantrell
  • cantrelle
  • cantrell
  • bracknell

Example sentences of the word oyster-shell


1. Noun Phrase
Do not mix the oyster shell in with the layer feed.

2. Noun Phrase
Oyster mushrooms resemble an oyster shell and grow in spring, fall and winter.

3. Noun Phrase
Ground oyster shell should be available in a separate feeder for the hens.

4. Noun Phrase
Add a separate free-choice feeder with oyster shell to help maintain the hardness of the eggshells.

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. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun.

Synonyms

  • ammunition
  • tank shell
  • whizbang
  • shrapnel
  • shotgun shell
  • ammo
  • artillery shell
  • whizbang shell

Antonyms

  • wife
  • husband
  • inflexibility
  • refresh

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals.

Synonyms

  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • nacre
  • shield
  • mother-of-pearl

Antonyms

  • good
  • goodness
  • unfreeze
  • unblock

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. shell

noun. ['ˈʃɛl'] hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • cuticula
  • cuticle
  • carapace
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • turtle
  • shield
  • arthropod

Antonyms

  • praise
  • square shooter
  • undercharge
  • louden

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] use explosives on.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • blast
  • crump

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font
  • uncrate
  • unbox

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] create by using explosives.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • create

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. shell

verb. ['ˈʃɛl'] hit the pitches of hard and regularly.

Antonyms

  • juvenile

Etymology

  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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