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Definition of hard clam

hard clam
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.

Meaning of hard clam from wikipedia

- The hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), also known as the round clam, hard-s**** (or hard-s****ed) clam, or the quahog, is an edible marine bivalve mollusk...
- usage, clams are commonly eaten marine bivalves, as in clam digging and the resulting soup, clam chowder. Many edible clams such as palourde clams are ovoid...
- Clam chowder is any of several chowder soups in American cuisine containing clams. In addition to clams, common ingredients include diced potatoes, salt...
- called Korean clam or Korean hard clam, is a species of sal****er bivalve in the family Veneridae. It is the second species of venerid clam where doubly...
- include numerous members of the classes Gastropoda (snails), Bivalvia (clams, scallops, oysters etc.), Cephalopoda (octopus and squid), and Polyplacophora...
- lyrata, the lyrate Asiatic hard clam, also known simply as the hard clam (Vietnamese: Nghêu Bến Tre), is an edible sal****er clam, a marine bivalve mollusc...
- Atlantic surf clam (Spisula solidissima), also called the bar clam, hen clam, skimmer or simply sea clam, is a very large, edible, sal****er clam or marine...
- clams", "Ipswich clams", or "Es**** clams", are a species of edible sal****er clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Myidae. These clams live buried in...
- quahogs, consisting of Mercenaria mercenaria, the northern quahog or hard clam, and M. campechiensis, the southern quahog. These two species commonly...
- hamaguri, Asian hard clam or common Orient clam, is a species of sal****er clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Veneridae, the Venus clams. This species...