greengill definition

  • noun:
    • An oyster which includes the gills tinged with an eco-friendly pigment, considered considering an abnormal problem of the blood.
    • An oyster that has the gills tinged with a green pigment, considered due to an abnormal condition of the bloodstream.
    • Greenness regarding the gills of an oyster; their state of an oyster referred to as greening.
    • A green-gilled oyster.
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