clam

clam(
klahm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la almeja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The little boy was collecting clams along the shore.El niñito recolectaba almejas a orillas de la playa.
2. (culinary)
a. la almeja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Does the soup have clams in it?¿La sopa tiene almejas?
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(currency)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el dólar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This watch was 900 clams. - What a rip-off!Este reloj costó 900 dólares. -¡Menudo robo!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to stop talking; used with "up")
a. cerrar el pico
When I asked her about her divorce, she clammed up and didn't speak again all evening.Cuando le pregunté por su divorcio, ella cerró el pico y no volvió a hablar en toda la tarde.
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clam
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la almeja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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clam [klæm]
noun
1 (Zool) almeja (f)
2 (US) (dollar) dólar (m)
modifier
clam chowder (n) (US) sopa (f) de almejas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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