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wedge shell

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Definition of wedge shell in English:

noun

A marine bivalve mollusc which has a somewhat triangular shell.
  • Family Donacidae: Donax and other genera
Example sentences
  • A complex investigation into cockles and wedge shells, the project topped 159 other entries from students in the region.
  • As soon as the oil begins to smoke, drain the clams and wedge shells and add them to the pot; they'll open immediately, adding their juices to the pot.
  • It's always best to let clams hang in salt water a day to let them purge themselves of sand, although the wedge shells seem to contain very little.

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