cherrystone definition

  • noun:
    • The quahog clam when half-grown and of comparatively small-size.
    • A hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) this is certainly larger than a countneck, littleneck or topneck but smaller than a quahog (used as a size category by fish merchants).
    • small quahog larger than a littleneck.
    • a half-grown quahog.
    • The stone-like seed of a cherry.
    • the rock seed of a cherry
    • a half-grown quahog
    • small quahog larger than a littleneck; consumed raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino

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