Definitions for vegetable oyster

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

veg′etable oys`ter(n.)

  1. Category: Plants

    Ref: salsify

Origin of vegetable oyster:

1810–20, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salsify, oyster plant, vegetable oyster, Tragopogon porrifolius(noun)

    Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States

  2. oyster plant, vegetable oyster(noun)

    long white salsify

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