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  1. razor clam, jackknife clam, knife-handle(noun)

    marine clam having a long narrow curved thin shell


  1. Jackknife clam

    The jackknife clam, Ensis minor, is a long, smooth-shelled, burrowing clam found on Atlantic and Pacific beaches. These clams are often collected for food. Ensis minor can grow up to 17 cm. in length. It is white, sometimes with reddish-brown markings.

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