Razor-clam meaning

Any of various clams of the family Solenidae, characteristically having long narrow shells, many of which are edible.
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Any of several rapidly burrowing clams (esp. family Solenidae) of sandy beaches, having elongated, narrow shells somewhat resembling a straight razor.
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A clam of several species in superfamily Solenoidea, with long curved shells resembling straight razors.
  • The Atlantic jackknife clam, Ensis directus.
  • The razor shell, Ensis arcuatus.
  • The Atlantic razor clam, Siliqua costata.
  • The Pacific razor clam, Siliqua patula.
  • The Gould's razor shell, Solen strictus..
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