Asiatic clam


Definition of Asiatic clam

: 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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1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Asiatic clam.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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