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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island; Oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast.

Usage examples (9)
  • He was a widower and lived alone except for a ten-kilo purebred, bluepoint Ragdoll cat named Max.
  • "I can see the wheels turning in there," he said as they were served the first course of fresh bluepoint oysters.
  • Ai haz a sad dis mournin – mai 17 year old bluepoint Himmy crost de rainbow bridj yestirdai, hiz kidneys were failing…
  • I ordered a tray of boiled crawfish and bluepoint crabs with a half bottle of wine and sucked the hot juice out of the shells and dipped the meat in a tomato sauce mixed... for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "bluepoint" is a type of oyster, while a "blue point" is a breed of Siamese cat.
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