gaper

noun
gap·​er | \ ˈgā-pər, sometimes ˈga-pər How to pronounce gaper (audio) \

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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Dictionary Entries near gaper

Gaoxiong

gap

gape

gaper

gapeseed

gapeworm

gap-framepress

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The first known use of gaper was circa 1637

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