Steamer-clam



noun
1.
soft-shell clam.
soft-shell clam
noun
1.
an edible clam, Mya arenaria, inhabiting waters along both coasts of North America, having an oval, relatively thin, whitish shell.
soft-shell clam
noun
1.
any of several marine clams of the genus Mya, esp M. arenaria, an edible species of coastal regions of the US and Europe, having a thin brittle shell Sometimes shortened to soft-shell Compare quahog

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