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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Gaper  \Gap"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  gapes. 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  European  fish.  See  4th  {Comber}. 
  b  A  large  edible  clam  ({Schizoth[ae]rus  Nuttalli}),  of 
  the  Pacific  coast;  --  called  also  {gaper  clam}. 
  c  An  East  Indian  bird  of  the  genus  {Cymbirhynchus}, 
  related  to  the  broadbills.