Venus mercenaria

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Related to Venus mercenaria: hard clams, Northern quahog, Venerid
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Noun1.Venus mercenaria - an edible American clamVenus mercenaria - an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
clam - burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
genus Venus, Venus - type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
littleneck, littleneck clam - a young quahog
cherrystone, cherrystone clam - a half-grown quahog
hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes
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E Venus Afrodite ou Venus Mercenaria quem aliviara o mal que ela tera lhes causado?
Growth and setting of larvae of Venus mercenaria in relation to temperature.
hand which, if it is her left hand, points to the quick of the matter - the hood pulled back off her friends Venus mercenaria,