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Noun: clam  klam
  1. Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
     
  2. Flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
     
  3. [US] A piece of paper money worth one dollar
    - dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, single [US]
Verb: clam (clammed,clamming)  klam
  1. Gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean

Derived forms: clams, clamming, clammed

Type of: bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, bill [N. Amer], bivalve, collect, Federal Reserve note [US], garner, gather, government note [US], greenback [US], lamellibranch, note, pelecypod, pull together, shellfish

Encyclopedia: Clam, Crab, Cockle, Cowrie