Quahog (noun)

  1. A large edible clam that is found on the Atlantic coast of North America and is used especially in clam chowder.
  2. A clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, of the Atlantic coast of North America, having a hard, heavy shell.


Mid-17th century, of algonquian origin.


  1. The quahog is a staple ingredient in New England clam chowder.
  2. The quahog is a popular food source for both humans and marine animals.
  3. Quahogs can be found in large numbers in Atlantic coastal waters.
  4. Quahog shells are often used to make jewelry and other decorative items.
  5. Quahogs have a distinctive flavor that sets them apart from other types of clams.
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