Definitions for quahogˈkoʊ hɔg, -hɒg, ˈkwoʊ-, ˈkwɔ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

qua•hogˈkoʊ hɔg, -hɒg, ˈkwoʊ-, ˈkwɔ-(n.)

or qua•haug

  1. a thick-shelled, edible clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, of Atlantic North American coasts.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of quahog:

1745–55, Amer.; < Narragansett (E sp.) poquaûhock

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. quahog(Noun)

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

  2. quahog(Noun)

    Very small clams used in chowders and other clam dishes.

  3. quahog(Verb)

    To fish for quahogs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quahog(noun)

    alt. of Quahaug

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