Definition of razor shell in English:

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razor shell

Pronunciation: /ˈrāzər SHel/


British term for razor clam.
Example sentences
  • A movement by a razor shell catches my attention.
  • The middle regions of the beach are surf-beaten, but the sheltered southern corner, at low tide, reveals fine sands thickly populated with razor shells, tellins, surf clams and sand mason worms.
  • Other prey, such as bristle worms, razor shells and tellins are also taken when available.

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Syllabification: ra·zor shell

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