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geoduck

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noun geo·duck \ˈgü-ē-ˌdək\

Definition of geoduck

  1. :  a large edible burrowing clam (Panopea generosa syn. P. abrupta) of the Pacific coast of North America that usually weighs two to three pounds (about one kilogram)



Origin of geoduck

Lushootseed (Salishan language of the Puget Sound region) gʷídəq


First Known Use: 1881


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