oyster cracker

EnglishEdit

A package of oyster crackers.

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps because originally served with oyster stew or clam chowder, or because their form (a vaguely round "shell" that splits evenly into two parts) was suggestive of the shell of an oyster.

NounEdit

oyster cracker (plural oyster crackers)

  1. A small, dry, usually round cracker.

External linksEdit

Last modified on 10 November 2012, at 18:56