HyperDic: clam

English > 4 senses of the word clam:
NOUNanimalclamburrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud
possessionclam, dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, bucka piece of paper money worth one dollar
foodclamflesh of either hard ... / hard-shell or soft-shell clams
VERBcontactclamgather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
clam > pronunciation
Soundsklae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > clam: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningburrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness.
Partsclamflesh of either hard ... / hard-shell or soft-shell clams
NarrowergeoduckA large edible clam found burrowing deeply in sandy mud along the Pacific coast of North America
giant clam, Tridacna gigasA large clam inhabiting reefs in the southern Pacific and weighing up to 500 pounds
quahog, quahaug, hard-shell clam, hard clam, round clam, Venus mercenaria, Mercenaria mercenariaAn edible American clam
razor clam, jackknife clam, knife-handlemarine clam having a long narrow curved thin shell
shipworm, teredinidwormlike marine bivalve that bores into wooden piers and ships by means of drill-like shells
soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clam, Mya arenariaAn edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe
Broaderbivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Spanishalmeja
Catalancloïssa
Verbsclamgather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
English > clam: 4 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA piece of paper money worth one dollar.
Synonymsdollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Broaderbill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenbackA piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
Spanishdólar, pavo, pavos
Catalandòlar
English > clam: 4 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningflesh of either hard ... / hard-shell or soft-shell clams.
Part ofclamburrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud
Narrowerquahaug, quahog, hard-shell clam, round clamAtlantic coast round clams with hard shells
soft-shell clam, steamer, steamer clam, long-neck clamA clam that is usually steamed in the shell
Broadershellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Spanishalmeja
Catalancloïssa
Verbsclamgather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
English > clam: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningGather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and clam
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
Nounsclamburrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud
clamflesh of either hard ... / hard-shell or soft-shell clams

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