geoduck

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geo·duck

 (go͞o′ē-dŭk′)
n.
A very large, edible clam (Panope abrupta) of the Pacific coast of northwest North America.

[From Puget Salish gwídəq.]

geoduck

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

ge•o•duck

(ˈgu iˌdʌk)

n.
a large edible clam, Panope generosa, of the NW coast of North America.
[1880–85; < Puget Salish gwídəq]
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Noun1.geoduck - a large edible clam found burrowing deeply in sandy mud along the Pacific coast of North Americageoduck - a large edible clam found burrowing deeply in sandy mud along the Pacific coast of North America; weighs up to six pounds; has siphons that can extend to several feet and cannot be withdrawn into the shell
clam - burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness