cherrystone

Definitions of cherrystone
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n small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino

Synonyms:
cherrystone clam
Type of:
hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam
Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes

n a half-grown quahog

Synonyms:
cherrystone clam
Type of:
Mercenaria mercenaria, Venus mercenaria, hard clam, hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam
an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians

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