Venus mercenaria

Definitions of Venus mercenaria
  1. noun
    an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
    synonyms: Mercenaria mercenaria, hard clam, hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam
    see moresee less
    littleneck, littleneck clam
    a young quahog
    cherrystone, cherrystone clam
    a half-grown quahog
    type of:
    burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
Word Family

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.


  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week


  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week


  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week