oster-hlāf, m.n: oyster-patty. (OST-er-HLAHF / ˈɔs-tɛɹ-ˌhlaːf)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a circular brown creature in profile with an eye and a grimacing beak.
Oyster in Jacob van Maerlant’s Der naturen bloeme. Netherlands (Utrecht), 14th century. The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek KB KA 16, f. 108v. [commons.wikimedia.org]

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