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blue·pointor blue point or Blue Point (blo͞o′point′)
An eastern oyster that has been cultured near Blue Point on Great South Bay, Long Island, New York.
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a Siamese cat having a light-colored body and darker, bluish gray points.
an edible Atlantic oyster, Crassotrea virginica, esp. one from off Blue Point, Long Island.
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|Noun||1.||blue point - oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast; usually eaten raw|
|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
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