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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quahog  \Qua"hog\,  Quahaug  \Qua"haug\,  n.  [Abbrev.  fr 
  Narragansett  Indian  poqua[^u]hock.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  American  market  clam  ({Venus  mercenaria}).  It  is  sold  in 
  large  quantities,  and  is  highly  valued  as  food.  Called  also 
  {round  clam},  and  {hard  clam}. 
  Note:  The  name  is  also  applied  to  other  allied  species,  as 
  {Venus  Mortoni}  of  the  Gulf  of  Mexico. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  Atlantic  coast  round  clams  with  hard  shells;  large  clams 
  usually  used  for  chowders  or  other  clam  dishes  [syn:  {quahog}, 
  {hard-shell  clam},  {round  clam}] 
  2:  an  edible  American  clam  [syn:  {quahog},  {hard-shell  clam},  {round 
  clam},  {Venus  mercenaria},  {Mercenaria  mercenaria}] 

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