Meaning of oystercatcher

oys•ter•catch•er

Pronunciation: (oi'stur-kach"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several long-billed wading birds of the genus Haematopus that have chiefly black-and-white plumage and that feed on oysters, clams, mussels, etc.
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