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soft'-shell clam'




an edible clam, Mya arenaria, inhabiting waters along both coasts of North America, having an oval, relatively thin, whitish shell. Also called long clam, long-neck clam, soft clam, steamer, steamer clam.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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