from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.) Any one of the large bivalve mollusks found on the open seacoast, especially those of the family
Mactridæ, as the common American species. ( Mactra solidissimaor Spisula solidissima); -- called also beach clam, and surf clam.
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- noun The Atlantic surf clam.
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