Chin·​co·​teague | \ ¦shiŋkə¦tēg, ¦chiŋ- \
variants: or less commonly Chincoteague oyster \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Chincoteague

: an eastern oyster typically from the Chesapeake Bay

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History and Etymology for Chincoteague

from Chincoteague Bay on the Maryland-Virginia coast

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“Chincoteague.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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