oyster

oyster(
oys
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tuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la ostra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Every weekend, we go to the beach to collect oysters.Todos los fines de semana, vamos a la playa a buscar ostras.
b. el ostión
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
He found an enormous pearl inside an oyster at the bottom of the sea.Encontró una perla enorme dentro de un ostión en el fondo del mar.
2. (culinary)
a. la ostra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Because I am allergic to mollusks, I can't eat mussels or oysters.Como soy alérgico a los moluscos, no puedo comer ni mejillones ni ostras.
b. el ostión
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
He presented his guests with an amazing platter of oysters simmered in white wine.Sirvió a sus invitados una fuente asombrosa de ostiones hervidos a fuego lento en vino blanco.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to gather oysters)
a. pescar ostras
We're going to go out oystering with some local fishermen.Vamos a salir a pescar ostras con unos pescadores de la zona.
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oyster
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la ostra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
the world is your oysterel mundo es tuyo, te vas a comer el mundo
oyster bedcriadero de ostras
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oyster [ˈɔɪstəʳ]
noun
ostra (f)
the world is his oyster
modifier
oyster farm (n) criadero (m) de ostras
oyster shell (n) concha (f) de ostra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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