a very large edible clam, Panope generosa, of the NW coast of the U.S.
Also called gweduc.

1880–85, Americanism; < Puget Salish gwídəq Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To geoduck
World English Dictionary
geoduck (ˈdʒiːəʊˌdʌk)
(Canadian) a large edible clam
[from Chinook jargon]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
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.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature