clams casino

noun

plural in form but singular or plural in construction
often capitalized second C
: clams on the half shell typically topped with bacon, bread crumbs, green pepper, and Parmesan cheese and baked or broiled

Examples of clams casino in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clams casino was in 1908

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“Clams casino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clams%20casino. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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