What is another word for clams?

Pronunciation: [klˈamz] (IPA)

When we hear the word "clams", we often think of the seafood delicacy that's delicious when prepared correctly. However, there are other ways we can refer to clams, and these are known as synonyms. One common synonym for clams is "bivalves", which refers to any aquatic mollusk with a hinged shell. Another synonym is "mussels", which are also a type of bivalve mollusk that is often used in cooking. "Cockles" are another synonym for clams, and they are often used in soups or stews. Finally, "oysters" are a popular synonym for clams, and they are usually served on the half-shell with lemon and hot sauce.

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What are the hypernyms for Clams?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Clams?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for clams (as nouns)

Usage examples for Clams

In the accentuated silence the voices of children digging clams far up the beach came to them like drowsy music.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
If it be, clams and oysters as animal organizations think; possess the power to reflect and to judge of the moral quality of thoughts and actions, but we have no evidence that they possess any of these powers, and consequently we ought not to believe it.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
Add a small can of minced clams with their liquor, or twenty-five clams, chopped very fine.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed

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