Definitions for oystercatcher
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or oys′ter catch`er
any of several heavy-billed shorebirds comprising the family Haematopodidae, that have chiefly black-and-white plumage and feed largely on bivalve mollusks.
oystercatcher, oyster catcher(noun)
black-and-white shorebird with stout legs and bill; feed on oysters etc.
Any of several black or pied coastal wading birds in the genus Haematopus that have a long red or orange bill and feed on shellfish.
Origin: From oyster + catcher
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