gaper


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gaper

(ˈɡeɪpə)
n
1. a person or thing that gapes
2. (Animals) any of various large marine bivalve molluscs of the genera Mya and Lutraria that burrow in muddy sand. M. arenaria is the American soft-shelled clam and the two species of Lutraria are the otter shells. The valves have a permanent gap at the hind end

gap•er

(ˈgeɪ pər)

n.
1. a person or thing that gapes.
2. a large clam, Tresus capax, common on gravelly beaches.
[1630–40]
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So, bolstered by this mark of Government homage, the wonderful Bank and all the other wonderful undertakings went on and went up; and gapers came to Harley Street, Cavendish Square, only to look at the house where the golden wonder lived.
And when they saw the Chief Butler looking out at the hall-door in his moments of condescension, the gapers said how rich he looked, and wondered how much money he had in the wonderful Bank.
Germain; he stopped them to offer his compliments upon their appointments, which in an instant drew round them a hundred gapers.
It is true that nothing was ever less curious on the score of architecture than the worthy gapers of the Middle Ages, and that they cared very little for the beauty of a pillory.
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Growth and size at maturity of the Pacific gaper. Tresus nuttalli (Conrad.
This study was aimed to determine the age and the growth parameters of the nakedband gaper Champsodon nudivittis (Ogilby, 1895).
It will focus on clam species that are popular with recreational clammers such as purple varnish, soft shell, cockle and gaper clams.
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