Synonyms

1. quahog

noun. Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes.

Synonyms

  • littleneck
  • littleneck clam
  • cherrystone clam
  • cherrystone
  • Venus mercenaria
  • Mercenaria mercenaria
  • round clam
  • quahaug
  • hard-shell clam
  • hard clam

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2. quahog

noun. an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians.

Synonyms

  • littleneck
  • littleneck clam
  • Venus
  • cherrystone clam
  • cherrystone
  • Venus mercenaria
  • Mercenaria mercenaria
  • round clam
  • quahaug
  • hard-shell clam
  • hard clam
  • genus Venus

Example sentences of the word quahog


1. Noun, singular or mass
Look for blood ark shells, slipper shells and whelks as well as angel wing, jackknife, razor and quahog clam shells.

2. Adjective
Go more mainstream with pizza strips, Italian grinders and weenies, or expand on your experience and try snail salad -- made from real snails -- seafood like quahog clams and calamari, or Rhode Island clam chowder.

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