pismo clam

[ piz-moh ]
/ ˈpɪz moʊ /

noun

a large edible clam, Tivela stultorum, of sandy shores of California and Mexico.

Nearby words

  1. pisiform,
  2. pisiform bone,
  3. pisistratidae,
  4. pisistratus,
  5. pismire,
  6. pisolite,
  7. pisolith,
  8. pisolitic,
  9. piss,
  10. piss about

Origin of pismo clam

First recorded in 1910–15; after Pismo Beach, California

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