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Noun: steamer  stee-mu(r)
  1. A cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it
  2. A ship powered by one or more steam engines
    - steamship
  3. [N. Amer] 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
  4. [US, NZ] A drink of frothed milk without coffee, suitable for children
    - babycino, babyccino
  5. [N. Amer] A clam that is usually steamed in the shell
    - soft-shell clam, steamer clam, long-neck clam
Verb: steamer  stee-mu(r)
  1. Travel by means of steam power
    - steam

Derived forms: steamering, steamers, steamered

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

Part of: genus Mya, Mya

Encyclopedia: Steamer