Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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green +‎ gill

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