Chincoteague

noun

Chin·​co·​teague
¦shiŋkə¦tēg,
¦chiŋ-
variants or less commonly Chincoteague oyster
ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗-
plural -s
: an eastern oyster typically from the Chesapeake Bay

Word History

Etymology

from Chincoteague Bay on the Maryland-Virginia coast

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“Chincoteague.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chincoteague. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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