Definitions

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  • n. An oyster which has the gills tinged with a green pigment, said to be due to an abnormal condition of the blood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An oyster which has the gills tinged with a green pigment, said to be due to an abnormal condition of the blood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Greenness of the gills of an oyster; the state of an oyster known as greening.
  • n. A green-gilled oyster.

Etymologies

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green +‎ gill

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