Quahog meaning

kōhôg, -hŏg, kwô-, kwō-
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An edible clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) of the Atlantic coast of North America, having a hard rounded shell.
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An edible clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) of the E coast of North America, having a large, thick, hard shell.
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An edible clam with a hard shell found along the Atlantic Coast of North America, from genus Mercenaria mercenaria, formerly Venus mercenaria.
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Very small clams used in chowders and other clam dishes.
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(intransitive) To fish for quahogs.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of quahog - quohog

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quahog
Plural:
quahogs

Origin of quahog

  • Narragansett poquaûhock

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary