Definition of Littleneck clam
1. Noun. A quahog when young and small; usually eaten raw; an important food popular in New York.
2. Noun. A young quahog.
Generic synonyms: Hard Clam, Hard-shell Clam, Mercenaria Mercenaria, Quahaug, Quahog, Round Clam, Venus Mercenaria
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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—. ..."