clam

(noun, verb)

noun

1. burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness

Definition categories: animal, bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod

2. a piece of paper money worth one dollar

Similar word(s): buck, dollar

Definition categories: possession, banknote, bill, greenback, note

3. flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams

Definition categories: food, shellfish

Sentences with clam as a noun:

- Those sneakers cost me fifty clams!

verb

1. gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean

Definition categories: contact, collect, garner, gather