steamer clam

steamer clam
noun another term for softshell clam.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • steamer clam — noun 1. a clam that is usually steamed in the shell • Syn: ↑soft shell clam, ↑steamer, ↑long neck clam • Derivationally related forms: ↑steam (for: ↑steamer) …   Useful english dictionary

  • steamer clam. — See soft shell clam. * * * …   Universalium

  • steamer clam. — See soft shell clam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Steamer — may refer to: * Jiffy steamer, a device used to remove wrinkles from garments and fabrics * Steamboat, a boat propelled by a paddlewheel or propeller under steam power * Stanley Steamer, a steam powered automobile * Fastball, nickname for the… …   Wikipedia

  • steamer — [stēm′ər] n. 1. something operated by steam power, as a steamship or, formerly, a steam powered automobile 2. a container in which things are cooked, cleaned, etc. with steam 3. a person or thing that steams 4. SOFT SHELL CLAM …   English World dictionary

  • clam — clam1 clamlike, adj. clammer, n. /klam/, n., v., clammed, clamming. n. 1. any of various bivalve mollusks, esp. certain edible species. Cf. quahog, soft shell clam. 2. Informal. a secretive or silent person. 3 …   Universalium

  • clam — Synonyms and related words: Chilopoda, Chordata, Dungeness crab, Echiuroidea, Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, Japanese crab, Laconian, Monoplacophora, Nemertinea, Phoronidea, Spartan, angle, bait the hook, blue point, bob, coquillage, crab, crawdad,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • steamer — Synonyms and related words: Dungeness crab, Japanese crab, blue point, clam, coquillage, crab, crawdad, crawfish, crayfish, langouste, limpet, littleneck clam, lobster, mussel, oyster, periwinkle, prawn, quahog, scallop, shellfish, shrimp, snail …   Moby Thesaurus

  • clam — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bivalve, mollusk, shellfish; see shellfish . Types of clams include: soft shell, hard shell, steamer, quahog, quahaug, cherrystone, littleneck, marine, sea, freshwater, surf, hen, thorny, giant, razor, pismo, geoduck. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • steamer — noun Date: 1802 1. a vessel in which articles are subjected to steam 2. a. a ship propelled by steam b. an engine, machine, or vehicle operated or propelled by steam 3. one that steams 4. soft shell clam …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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