geoduck

[goo-ee-duhk]
noun
a very large edible clam, Panope generosa, of the NW coast of the U.S.
Also called gweduc.


Origin:
1880–85, Americanism; < Puget Salish gwídəq

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geoduck (ˈdʒiːəʊˌdʌk)
 
n
(Canadian) a large edible clam
 
[from Chinook jargon]

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Example sentences
The necks of geoduck clams can grow up to two and a half feet long.
These are of obvious influence if you're a geoduck, a type of clam that people
  dig up at low tide.
It is unlawful to thrust any instrument through the neck of a geoduck.
It is unlawful to possess only the neck of a geoduck.
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