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oyster cracker


A package of oyster crackers.


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.


oyster cracker (plural oyster crackers)

  1. A small, dry, usually round cracker.

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