quahog

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noun qua·hog \ˈkō-ˌhȯg, ˈkwȯ-, ˈkwō-, -ˌhäg\
variants: or less commonly

quahaug

Definition of quahog

  1. :  a thick-shelled edible clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) of the U.S.

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Origin and Etymology of quahog

modification of Narragansett poquaûhock

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quahog

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Definition of quahog for English Language Learners

  • : a type of large clam that is eaten as food

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