prairie oyster


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prairie oyster

n.
1. Slang A drink made from a whole raw egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt, and pepper that is taken as a palliative for a hangover or as a cure for hiccups.
2. Chiefly Western US The testis of a calf, cooked and served as food.

prairie oyster

n
1. (Cookery) a drink consisting of raw unbeaten egg, vinegar or Worcester sauce (Worcester oyster), salt, and pepper: a supposed cure for a hangover
2. (Cookery) the testicles of a bull calf cooked and eaten

prai′rie oys`ter


n.
1. a raw egg, or the yolk of a raw egg, often mixed with seasonings, as Worcestershire sauce, and used as a hangover remedy.
2. the testis of a calf used as food.
[1880–85]
Translations

prairie oyster

n (Culin) → uovo all'ostrica
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