arca di Noe

/AHR-kah dee NOH-eh/
[Italian] plural arche di Noe

"Noah's ark." A small shellfish or clam, so-called because the shell is said to resemble Noah's Ark. It is usually eaten raw, when it is quite tough and chewy, or cooked like mussels and included in pasta dishes.

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