Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: cherrystone  'cher-ee,stown
  1. Small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino
    - cherrystone clam
     
  2. A half-grown quahog
    - cherrystone clam
Noun: cherry stone  che-ree stown
  1. The stone seed of a cherry

Derived forms: cherry stones, cherrystones

Type of: endocarp, hard clam, hard-shell clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, pit, quahaug, quahog, round clam, stone, Venus mercenaria

Encyclopedia: Cherrystone, Virginia