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Definition of "mercenaria" []

  • The quahog. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "mercenaria" in a sentence
  • "I picked up some clam shells (Mercenaria mercenaria), and we headed back to Narragansett."
  • "Maybe I could become one if biologists reclassify Mercenaria mercenaria, but until they do, best I can call myself is a clamitarian."
  • "It is true that the greater number of these fossils (all belonging to species now living on the coast) were broken into angular fragments, not excepting even the thick tests of the Venus mercenaria ..."
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