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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. quahaug, quahog, hard-shell clam, round clam(noun)

    Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes

  2. quahog, quahaug, hard-shell clam, hard clam, round clam, Venus mercenaria, Mercenaria mercenaria(noun)

    an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians

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  1. quahaug(Noun)

    An edible clam with a hard shell found along the Atlantic Coast of North America. (scientific name Venus mercenaria)

  2. quahaug(Noun)

    Large clams used in chowders and other clam dishes.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Quahaug(noun)

    an American market clam (Venus mercenaria). It is sold in large quantities, and is highly valued as food. Called also round clam, and hard clam

  2. Origin: [Abbrev. fr. Narragansett Indian poquahock.]


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