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blue·point

or blue point or Blue Point  (blo͞o′point′)
n.
An eastern oyster that has been cultured near Blue Point on Great South Bay, Long Island, New York.

blue′ point`


n.
a Siamese cat having a light-colored body and darker, bluish gray points.
[1940–45]

blue•point

(ˈbluˌpɔɪnt)

n.
an edible Atlantic oyster, Crassotrea virginica, esp. one from off Blue Point, Long Island.
[1780–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blue point - oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast; usually eaten raw
blue point, bluepoint - small edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
huitre, oyster - edible body of any of numerous oysters
2.blue point - small edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
oyster - marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
genus Ostrea, Ostrea - type genus of the family Ostreidae
blue point, bluepoint - oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast; usually eaten raw
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