littleneck

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noun lit·tle·neck \ˈli-təl-ˌnek\

Definition of littleneck

  1. :  a young quahog suitable to be eaten raw —called also littleneck clam

Origin and Etymology of littleneck

Littleneck Bay, Long Island, New York


First Known Use: 1883

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