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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
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
An edible clam with a hard shell found along the Atlantic Coast of North America. (scientific name Venus mercenaria)
Large clams used in chowders and other clam dishes.
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
Origin: [Abbrev. fr. Narragansett Indian poquahock.]
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