[ piz-moh ]
/ ˈpɪz moʊ /
a large edible clam, Tivela stultorum, of sandy shores of California and Mexico.
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Origin of pismo clam
First recorded in 1910–15; after Pismo Beach, California
Words nearby pismo clam
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