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steamer clam

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Definition of steamer clam in English:

noun

Another term for softshell clam.
Example sentences
  • Massachusetts state aquaculture coordinator Scott Soares said steamer clam aquaculture north of Boston ‘is a direct result of’ efforts at Cat Cove.
  • Farther north, stop at the oyster company's unpretentious sales shack were local shrimp supplement the steamer clams, crabs, and fresh or smoked oysters that are year-round staples.
  • Add the steamer clams, Manila clams, water, and cinnamon sticks, cover, and simmer until the shells open.

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