Definition of Littleneck clam

1. Noun. A quahog when young and small; usually eaten raw; an important food popular in New York.

Exact synonyms: Littleneck
Generic synonyms: Hard-shell Clam, Quahaug, Quahog, Round Clam



2. Noun. A young quahog.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Littleneck Clam

little spotted kiwi
little spotted kiwis
little spotted skunk
little terror
little theater
little theatre
little tinamou
little tinamous
little toe
little toes
little woman
little women
little wonder
littleleaf disease
littleneck
littleneck clam (current term)
littlenecks
littleness
littlenesses
littler
littles
littlest
littlin
littling
littlings
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littlish
littlun
littluns
littly

Literary usage of Littleneck clam

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1. Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy And Effects by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Effects of a crude oil and an oil dispersant Corexit 9527 on populations of the littleneck clam Protothaca staminea. Marine Environmental Research 6:291—. ..."

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