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Definition 1: burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness - [noun denoting animal]

(clam is a kind of ...) marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together

(... is a kind of clam ) an edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe

(... is a kind of clam ) an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians

(... is a kind of clam ) a large edible clam found burrowing deeply in sandy mud along the Pacific coast of North America; weighs up to six pounds; has siphons that can extend to several feet and cannot be withdrawn into the shell

(... is a kind of clam ) marine clam having a long narrow curved thin shell

(... is a kind of clam ) a large clam inhabiting reefs in the southern Pacific and weighing up to 500 pounds

(... is a kind of clam ) wormlike marine bivalve that bores into wooden piers and ships by means of drill-like shells

(clam is a part of ...) flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams

Definition 2: flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams - [noun denoting food]

(clam is a kind of ...) meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)

(... is a kind of clam ) Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes

(... is a kind of clam ) a clam that is usually steamed in the shell

(... is part of clam) burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness

Definition 3: a piece of paper money worth one dollar - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for clam in the sense of this definition

(clam is a kind of ...) a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)

"he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"

(clam belongs to a domain located in ...) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 4: gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean - [verb of contact]

(clam is a kind of ...) assemble or get together

"gather some stones" "pull your thoughts together"

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