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Oxford dictionary definition of the word oyster:
1any of a number of bivalve molluscs with rough irregular shells. Several kinds are eaten (especially raw) as a delicacy and may be farmed for food or pearls:
a true oyster (family Ostreidae), in particular the edible common European oyster (Ostrea edulis) and American oyster (Crassostrea virginica). [with modifier] a similar bivalve of another family, in particular the thorny oysters (Spondylidae), wing oysters (Pteriidae), and saddle oysters (Anomiidae).
2 (also oyster white) [mass noun] a shade of greyish white.
3an oyster-shaped morsel of meat on each side of the backbone in poultry.
[no object] (usually as noun oystering)
raise, dredge, or gather oysters:
oystering is still the lifeblood of this town
the world is your oyster
you are in a position to take the opportunities that life has to offer:
I can do anything I want to, the world’s my oyster
[from Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor ( ii. ii. 5)]
Middle English: from Old French oistre, via Latin from Greek ostreon; related to osteon ‘bone’ and ostrakon ‘shell or tile’