Synonyms

1. oyster-fish

noun. a variety of toadfish.

Synonyms

  • oysterfish
  • Opsanus tau
  • toadfish

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Words that Rhyme with Pearl Oyster

  • cloister
  • royster
  • roister
  • foister

Example sentences of the word pearl-oyster


1. Noun Phrase
Although there is a subspecies known as the pearl oyster, any oyster can produce pearls.

2. pearl-fish

noun. found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • pearlfish
  • percoid fish
  • Carapidae
  • family Carapidae

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. pearl

noun. ['ˈpɝːl'] a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel.

Synonyms

  • gem
  • precious stone
  • seed pearl

Antonyms

  • dark
  • full
  • integrated
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)

8. pearl

noun. ['ˈpɝːl'] a shade of white the color of bleached bones.

Synonyms

  • ivory
  • whiteness
  • bone
  • white

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • chromatic color
  • boneless
  • colorful

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)

9. pearl

verb. ['ˈpɝːl'] gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • zenith
  • nadir
  • natural object
  • divest

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)

10. pearl

noun. ['ˈpɝːl'] a shape that is spherical and small.

Synonyms

  • dewdrop
  • sphere
  • bead
  • drop

Antonyms

  • bare
  • evil
  • impure
  • antapex

Etymology

  • perle (French)
  • perla (Latin)
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