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Another word for clam

      1. Any of numerous freshwater and marine mollusks of the class Bivalvia, having a shell consisting of two hinged valves connected by a ligament, and including the clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops.
      1. (US) Alternative spelling of mollusc.
      2. Any of numerous chiefly marine invertebrates of the phylum Mollusca, typically having a soft unsegmented body, a mantle, and a protective calcareous shell, and including the snails, clams, and squids.
      1. An aquatic invertebrate, such as a mollusc or crustacean, that has a shell.
      2. Any of various edible aquatic invertebrate animals having a shell, especially mollusks such as clams and oysters, and crustaceans such as lobsters, crabs, and shrimp.
      3. An edible mollusk, in contrast to a crustacean:
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