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Clam vs. Geoduck — What's the Difference?

Clam vs. Geoduck — What's the Difference?

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Clam

Clam is a common name for several kinds of bivalve molluscs. The word is often applied only to those that are edible and live as infauna, spending most of their lives halfway buried in the sand of the seafloor or riverbeds.
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Geoduck

The Pacific geoduck (“gooey-duck”; ; Panopea generosa) is a species of very large saltwater clam in the family Hiatellidae. The common name is derived from the Lushootseed (Nisqually) word gʷídəq.
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Clam

A marine bivalve mollusc with shells of equal size.
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Geoduck

A very large, edible clam (Panope abrupta) of the Pacific coast of northwest North America.
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Clam

A dollar.
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Geoduck

(uncountable) The species of large saltwater clam Panopea generosa, native to the northeast Pacific coasts from Alaska to Washington State, distinguished by its deep burrowing and long unprotected siphon.
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Clam

Dig for or collect clams
November is one of the worst times for clamming
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Geoduck

(countable) a member of the species.
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Clam

Abruptly stop talking
As soon as I ask if any of this can go on the record, he clams up
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Geoduck

(uncountable) its flesh as a seafood.
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Clam

Any of various usually burrowing marine and freshwater bivalve mollusks chiefly of the subclass Heterodonta, including members of the families Veneridae and Myidae, many of which are edible.
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Geoduck

(NZ) Other species of Panopea, especially Panopea zelandica, native to the coasts of New Zealand.
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Clam

The soft edible body of such a mollusk.
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Geoduck

A gigantic clam (Glycimeris generosa) of the Pacific coast of North America, highly valued as an article of food.
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Clam

(Informal) A close-mouthed person, especially one who can keep a secret.
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Geoduck

A large edible clam found burrowing deeply in sandy mud along the Pacific coast of North America; weighs up to six pounds; has siphons that can extend to several feet and cannot be withdrawn into the shell
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Clam

(Slang) A dollar
Owed them 75 clams.
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Clam

A clamp or vise.
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Clam

To hunt for clams.
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Clam

A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; for example pl=s (Mya arenaria), hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria), sea clams or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve.
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Clam

Strong pincers or forceps.
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Clam

A kind of vise, usually of wood.
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Clam

A dollar.
Those sneakers cost me fifty clams!
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Clam

A Scientologist.
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Clam

A vagina.
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Clam

(slang) In musicians' parlance, a wrong or misplaced note.
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Clam

(informal) One who clams up; a taciturn person, one who refuses to speak.
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Clam

Mouth (Now found mostly in the expression shut one's clam)
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Clam

Clamminess; moisture
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Clam

To dig for clams.
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Clam

To produce, in bellringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang.
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Clam

To be moist or glutinous; to stick; to adhere.
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Clam

To clog, as with glutinous or viscous matter.
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Clam

Clammy.
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Clam

A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam (Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam (Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve.
You shall scarce find any bay or shallow shore, or cove of sand, where you may not take many clampes, or lobsters, or both, at your pleasure.
Clams, or clamps, is a shellfish not much unlike a cockle; it lieth under the sand.
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Clam

Strong pinchers or forceps.
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Clam

A kind of vise, usually of wood.
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Clam

Claminess; moisture.
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Clam

A crash or clangor made by ringing all the bells of a chime at once.
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Clam

To clog, as with glutinous or viscous matter.
A swarm of wasps got into a honey pot, and there they cloyed and clammed Themselves till there was no getting out again.
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Clam

To be moist or glutinous; to stick; to adhere.
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Clam

To produce, in bell ringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang.
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Clam

Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud
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Clam

A piece of paper money worth one dollar
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Clam

Flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
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Clam

Gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
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