Definition of 'clam'
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Example sentences containing 'clam'
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Wash and scrub the clams and mussels. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Add the clams with a ladle of sauce from the beans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now add the cleaned clams and mussels. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Add the clams then place the lid on the pan. The Sun (2012)Discard the thyme and garlic and any mussels or clam shells that are still closed. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Add the clams along with the wine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Helped by the suckers on her tentacles she can easily prise open clams and mussels that would defeat most people. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Giant clams snap shut 60ft below the surface as our shadows paddle above them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The restaurant serves roasted octopus, and clam and prawn risotto. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When all the clams and mussels have opened up, detach their meat from the shells. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Drain, add to the clams and sauté together. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tip in the prawns, mussels and clams and cover with a lid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Bring to the boil, then add the clams and beans. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The oysters, horse mussels and clams that used to carpet the seabed are gone. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Add the clams to the pan, together with their strained cooking liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It works for razor clams and mussels, too. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Add the clams now, if using. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Add the clams and the wine, cover with a lid and cook for a few minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Add the clams and sauté for 1 minute. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Continue to simmer for another 3-4 minutes until the mussels and clams have opened and the fish is cooked through. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Check the mussels and clams frequently, turning them over and promptly removing them from the pan as they open their shells. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The back of the car opens like a giant clam shell, swallows the roof panel beneath the rear window and then closes again. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The island is renowned for one of the largest coral lagoons in the world, its beautiful beaches and spectacular ocean habitats with giant clams and tropical fish. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It used to be a little less commercial than it is now - you could get scallops and clams, prawns and delicious fried oysters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'clam'
British English: clam NOUN
Clams are a kind of shellfish which can be eaten.
Huge giant clams stood out on the sea bed.
Definition of clam from the Collins English Dictionary
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