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Synonyms for clam

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clamnoun

    burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness

    one dollar bill, dollar, buck, dollar bill

  2. dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clamnoun

    a piece of paper money worth one dollar

    dollar bill, long horse, vaulting horse, dollar sign, buck, sawbuck, sawhorse, dollar mark, one dollar bill, dollar, horse

  3. clamverb

    flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams

    one dollar bill, dollar, buck, dollar bill

  4. clamverb

    gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clamverb

    clog (with glutinous matter)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clam":

    clams, quahog, mould, mussel

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  1. Lindsey Dougherty:

    I found about twice as much precipitate in the disturbed clam than in the calm clam that I just left alone.

  2. Ed Gomez:

    I think the Hainanese have essentially taken out all the giant clam shells from the South China Sea, dead or alive.

  3. Kendall Jenner:

    Drink the clam juice.

  4. Max Lieblich:

    I assume the special ingredient in Hagoromo is angel tears, someone told me that it had clam shells in its compositions... I don't know if that's true.

  5. Lindsey Dougherty:

    When most people imagine clams, they imagine the things that make clam chowder, these clams are very different. They're reef-dwelling, they have bright-red tentacles, they have gills that stick out, they live in little crevasses [and] they are the only species of clam that flashes.

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