Clam ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Clam ( noun )

  1. A marine bivalve mollusk with a shell that is typically closed by two hinged parts.
  2. A freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives in a burrow in the mud.
  3. The meat of a clam, used as food.

Origin:

Middle english: from old english clamm "clamp, bond", of germanic origin; related to dutch klem and german klammer.

Examples:

  1. The clams were freshly harvested from the sea.
  2. She went clam digging on the beach.
  3. The clams were cooked in a white wine sauce.
  4. The clam chowder was a popular dish at the restaurant.
  5. The clam's shell was tightly closed.

(As a verb)

Clam ( verb )

  1. A marine bivalve mollusk with a shell that is typically closed by two hinged parts.
  2. A freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives in a burrow in the mud.
  3. The meat of a clam, used as food.

Origin:

Middle english: from old english clamm "clamp, bond", of germanic origin; related to dutch klem and german klammer.

Examples:

  1. The clams were freshly harvested from the sea.
  2. She went clam digging on the beach.
  3. The clams were cooked in a white wine sauce.
  4. The clam chowder was a popular dish at the restaurant.
  5. The clam's shell was tightly closed.
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