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round clam

noun
1.
Origin of round clam
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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  • The round clam lies on the bottom of shallow warm waters, and is raked with an implement made for the purpose.

British Dictionary definitions for round clam

round clam

noun
1.
another name for the quahog
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