Hen clam

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(Zool.) A clam of the Mactra, and allied genera; the sea clam or surf clam. See Surf clam.
A California clam of the genus Pachydesma.

See also: Hen, Hen

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The canteen where the index patient had eaten the seafood salad was 1 of 17 supplied by a single cooking center that used a precooked, frozen, ready-to-eat product including shrimps, scallops, mussels, hen clams, cuttlefishes, and squid.