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quahog

qua·hog (qua·haug)

quahog (quahaug)

pronunciation:
kwaw hag [or] kwaw hawg [or] kw hag [or] kw hawg
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part of speech: noun
definition: a variety of edible clam found along the eastern coast of North America.
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Quahog is a form of a Pequot Algonquin word that means "hard clam."
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