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British English: /klam/
American English: /klæm/

Translation of clam in French:


  • 1 (Zoology, Culinary)
    before n (fishing, sauce)
    aux palourdes

intransitive verb

  • also: (American English) p prés etc -mm-
    aller à la pêche aux palourdes


as happy as a clam

heureux comme un poisson dans l'eau

to shut up like a clam

ne plus piper mot [informal]

Phrasal verbs

clam up

ne plus piper mot (on somebody à quelqu'un)
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