from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A very large, edible clam (Panope generosa) of the Pacific coast of northwest North America.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A species of large saltwater clam, native to the North American Pacific Northwest, Washington to Alaska, known as Panopea abrupta or Panope generosa, in the family Hiatellidae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gigantic clam (Glycimeris generosa) of the Pacific coast of North America, highly valued as an article of food.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as goeduck.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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the Pacific coast of North America; weighs up to six pounds; has siphons that can extend to several feet and cannot be withdrawn into the shell
From Puget Salish gwídəq.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Lushootseed gʷídəq ("dig deep"). (Wiktionary)