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

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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 30 Sep. 2022.

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