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VENUS MERCENARIA noun
Definition of Venus mercenaria (noun)
- an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
- synonyms: hard clam, hard-shell clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, quahaug, quahog, round clam
Source: Princeton University Wordnet