oysterwoman

oysterwoman
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun (plural oysterwomen)
: a woman who sells oysters

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/oy"steuhr woom'euhn/, n., pl. oysterwomen.
a woman who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters.
[1590-1600; OYSTER + -WOMAN]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • oysterwoman — /oy steuhr woom euhn/, n., pl. oysterwomen. a woman who gathers, cultivates, or sells oysters. [1590 1600; OYSTER + WOMAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • oysterwoman — n. woman who cultivates oysters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oysterwife — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural oysterwives) archaic : oysterwoman …   Useful english dictionary

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