calico clam


noun

any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus Macrocallista, especially M. nimbosa, having a smooth, thick, rounded shell marked with violet-brown or lilac spots or streaks.

Nearby words

  1. calico,
  2. calico bass,
  3. calico bug,
  4. calico bush,
  5. calico cat,
  6. calico flower,
  7. calicoback,
  8. calicoed,
  9. calicoplasty,
  10. calicotomy

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