Blood clam

Definition of Blood clam

(Zool.) a bivalve mollusk of the genus Arca and allied genera, esp. Argina pexata of the American coast. So named from the color of its flesh.
See under Blood.

See also: Blood Clam

Related Words

Arca, bivalve, genus Arca, lamellibranch, pelecypod
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