surf clam


any of several typically large common clams of the family Mactridae, inhabiting the zone of breaking surf in coastal waters.

Nearby words

  1. surf 'n' turf,
  2. surf and turf,
  3. surf bird,
  4. surf boat,
  5. surf casting,
  6. surf duck,
  7. surf fish,
  8. surf mat,
  9. surf music,
  10. surf scoter

Origin of surf clam

1880–90; Americanism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019