What is round clam?

  • (noun): Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes.
    Synonyms: quahaug, quahog, hard-shell clam
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Some articles on clam, clams:

Lawrence Woodman
... entrepreneur and restaurant owner who legend has it invented the Ipswich fried clam ... He opened Woodman's of Essex, first as a clam shack, with his wife Bessie on Main Street in Essex, Massachusetts and sold freshly dug steamer clams as well as ice cream and homemade potato chips ... Legend has it that Woodman invented fried clams on July 3, 1916 ...
Clam Bay, Nova Scotia
44°43′58.1″N 62°55′12.8″W / 44.732806°N 62.920222°W / 44.732806 -62.920222 Clam Bay in Nova Scotia Clam Bay is a community of the Halifax Regional ...
Shen (clam-monster) - Meanings - Large Shellfish
... The word used to mean a shellfish, or mollusk, identified as an oyster, mussel, or giant clam such as the Pearl of Lao Tzu ... "mollusca", the Erya defines it as a large yao (珧) which means shellfish, clam, scallop, or mother-of-pearl ... dictionary of the Han Dynasty defines it a large ge (蛤), meaning clam, oyster, shellfish, or bivalve ...
Meretrix Lyrata
... Cytherea lyrata The lyrate Asiatic hard clam, Meretrix lyrata, also known simply as the hard clam (Vietnamese Nghêu Bến Tre), is an edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve ...
Clam, Virginia
... Clam is an unincorporated community in Accomack County, Virginia, United States. ...

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