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Definition of Mactra or Spisula solidissima

Mactra or Spisula solidissima
Sea clam Sea" clam` (Zo["o]l.) Any one of the large bivalve mollusks found on the open seacoast, especially those of the family Mactrid[ae], as the common American species. (Mactra, or Spisula, solidissima); -- called also beach clam, and surf clam.
Mactra or Spisula solidissima
Surf Surf, n. [Formerly spelled suffe, and probably the same word as E. sough.] The swell of the sea which breaks upon the shore, esp. upon a sloping beach. Surf bird (Zo["o]l.), a ploverlike bird of the genus Aphriza, allied to the turnstone. Surf clam (Zo["o]l.), a large clam living on the open coast, especially Mactra, or Spisula, solidissima. See Mactra. Surf duck (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of sea ducks of the genus Oidemia, especially O. percpicillata; -- called also surf scoter. See the Note under Scoter. Surf fish (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of California embiotocoid fishes. See Embiotocoid. Surf smelt. (Zo["o]l.) See Smelt. Surf whiting. (Zo["o]l.) See under Whiting.

Meaning of Mactra or Spisula solidissima from wikipedia

- surf clam (Spisula solidissima), also called the bar clam, hen clam, skimmer or simply sea clam, is a very large, edible, sal****er clam or marine bivalve...
- surf clam Mactra stultorum Meretrix (genus) Meretrix lyrata Tresus Tresus capax Tresus nuttallii Spisula aequilateralis Spisula solidissima Many species...
- †Spirolplectamina barrowior unidentified comparable form Spirorbis SpisulaSpisula craspedota – type locality for speciesSpisula incr****ata Spizaetus †Spizaetus...
- †Sphyrna mediaor unidentified comparable form †Sphyrna zygaena Spirillina †Spirillina decorata SpisulaSpisula decisaSpisula praetenuis Spondylus...