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An edible marine bivalve mollusk with a fragile flattened shell, the hinge of which bears winglike projections.
- ‘A few samples of invertebrate species, such as angel wing oysters, contained contaminant levels well above safe and acceptable limits; this was attributed to direct grazing on surfaces that contain potential contaminants.’
- ‘Fringing the rocks are sea whips with wing oysters clinging to them.’
- ‘The superstructure is covered in wing oysters.’
- ‘The Mabe oyster is a penguin wing oyster that produces blister pearls with better luster, iridescence, and color than other species.’
- ‘A few of those even more valued by collectors - Eastern murex, lightning whelks, Atlantic wing oysters, Scotch bonnets - usually wash up after storms.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.