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Noun: steamer  stee-mu(r)
  1. A clam that is usually steamed in the shell
    - soft-shell clam, steamer clam, long-neck clam
  2. A cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it
  3. A ship powered by one or more steam engines
    - steamship
  4. An edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe
    - soft-shell clam, steamer clam, long-neck clam, Mya arenaria
Verb: steamer  stee-mu(r)
  1. Travel by means of steam power
    - steam

Derived forms: steamered, steamers, steamering

Type of: clam, cooking utensil, cookware, go, locomote, move, ship, travel

Part of: genus Mya, Mya

Encyclopedia: Steamer