Asiatic clam

noun

: asian clam
Appeared in the Potomac in the 1980s. Now some sections of the river near Washington have 1,000 Asiatic clams per square meter.Washington Post, 29 May 2005

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Asiatic clam was in 1964

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“Asiatic clam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asiatic%20clam. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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