Gap"er (?), n.

1.

One who gapes.

2. Zool. (a)

A European fish. See 4th Comber.

(b)

A large edible clam (Schizothaerus Nuttalli), of the Pacific coast; -- called also gaper clam.

(c)

An East Indian bird of the genus Cymbirhynchus, related to the broadbills.

 

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