gaper

noun
gap·​er | \ˈgā-pər, sometimes ˈga-pər \

Definition of gaper 

1 : one that gapes

2 : any of several large sluggish burrowing clams (families Myacidae and Mactridae) including several used for food

First Known Use of gaper

circa 1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gaper

gape entry 1 + -er entry 2

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Gaoxiong

gap

gape

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gapeseed

gapeworm

gap-framepress

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