Definition of hardshell clam in English:

hardshell clam

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noun

  • another term for quahog.
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    • Grown by farms remote even by Alaska standards, these hardshell clams come from the world's cleanest waters.
    • Dungeness crab and hardshell clams in shallow bays are vulnerable to effects of oiling.
    • These hardshell clams are most often used for chowders, or baked dishes like clams casino.

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