Origin of quahog
Examples from the Web for quahog
Quahog is a rich world full of despicable, immoral, and implausibly selfish characters.‘Family Guy’ Killed Off Brian Last Night. It Was the Right Move.|Kevin Fallon|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The former (Venus mercenaria) was called by the Indians "quahog," and is still so called in the Eastern states.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
The 'neck' is a foot, and it's little because the quahog doesn't burrow deep.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The quahog is a thick-shelled, roundish mollusk with a distinctly heart-shaped outline when looked at endwise.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life|Ernest Ingersoll
Word Origin for quahog
1753 (quogue; Roger Williams had it as poquauhock, 1643), from an Algonquian language, perhaps Narragansett poquauhock or Pequot p'quaghhaug "hard clam."