noun qua·hog \ˈkō-ˌhg, ˈkw-, ˈkwō-, -ˌhäg\

: a type of large clam that is eaten as food

Full Definition of QUAHOG

:  a thick-shelled edible clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) of the United States

Variants of QUAHOG

qua·hog also qua·haug \ˈkō-ˌhg, ˈkw-, ˈkwō-, -ˌhäg\

Origin of QUAHOG

modification of Narragansett poquaûhock
First Known Use: 1753

Other Invertebrates (Except Insects) Terms

anemone, cephalopod


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