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 for Mactra
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mactra \Mac"tra\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? kneading trough, fr. ? to
     knead.] (Zool.)
     Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra, and allied
     genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as
     food, as Mactra stultorum, of Europe. See Surf clam,
     under Surf.
     [1913 Webster]

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