dipper clam

noun

Definition of dipper clam

: a surf clam (Spisula solidissima)

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History and Etymology for dipper clam

probably so called from the spoon-shaped receptacle near the umbones

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“Dipper clam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipper%20clam. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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