Associations to the word «Quahog»

Wiktionary

QUAHOG, noun. An edible clam with a hard shell found along the Atlantic Coast of North America, from genus Mercenaria mercenaria, formerly Venus mercenaria.
QUAHOG, noun. Very small clams used in chowders and other clam dishes.
QUAHOG, verb. (intransitive) To fish for quahogs.

Dictionary definition

QUAHOG, noun. Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes.
QUAHOG, noun. An edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians.

Wise words

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