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  • n. Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra, and allied genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as food, as Mactra stultorum, of Europe. See surf clam.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra, and allied genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as food, as Mactra stultorum, of Europe. See Surf clam, under surf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Mactridæ.

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