Synonyms and Antonyms for pearl-oyster

1. pearl oyster (n.)

tropical marine bivalve found chiefly off eastern Asia and Pacific coast of North America and Central America; a major source of pearls

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2. pearl-fish (n.)

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

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4. oyster (n.)

a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl

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5. oyster (n.)

edible body of any of numerous oysters

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6. oyster (v.)

gather oysters, dig oysters

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7. pearl (n.)

a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel

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8. pearl (n.)

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

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9. pearl (n.)

a shape that is spherical and small

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10. pearl (v.)

gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean

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