whelk

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Any one of numerous species of large marine gastropods belonging to Buccinum and allied genera, and much used as food in Europe
{n} a protuberance, mark, pustule, shellfish
large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell large marine snail much used as food in Europe gather whelk
gather whelk
A papule; a pustule; acne
A small marine snail Whelks are poached and served hot or cold
large marine snail much used as food in Europe
Large marine snail of the gastropod family The foot-like muscle is flavorful but tough It is typically tenderized by pounding before cooking Sometimes found in Italian recipes
Any one numerous species of large marine gastropods belonging to Buccinum and allied genera, and much used as food in Europe
large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell
A stripe or mark; a ridge; a wale
{i} edible sea snail; pimple, pustule
Any one numerous species of large marine gastropods belonging to Buccinum and allied genera; especially, Buccinum undatum, common on the coasts both of Europe and North America, and much used as food in Europe
A whelk is a creature like a snail that is found in the sea near the shore. Whelks have hard shells, and soft bodies which can be eaten. Any of various large, mostly edible marine snails of the family Buccinidae, having a pointed, spiral shell, especially Buccinum undatum, which is commonly eaten in Europe. a small sea animal that has a shell and can be eaten. Any marine snail of the family Buccinidae, or a snail having a similar shell; found worldwide. Some whelks are called conchs. The sturdy shell of most species in the family is slender and has a wide opening in the first whorl. The animal feeds on other mollusks through its long proboscis; some species also kill fishes and crustaceans caught in commercial traps. Most are cold-water species; tropical species are smaller and more colourful. The common northern whelk (Buccinum undatum) has a stout pale shell about 3 in. (8 cm) long and is abundant in North Atlantic waters
whelk stall
A small enterprise which is very simple to run

The Group Executive Committee couldn't run a whelk stall!.

whelk stalls
plural form of whelk stall
dog whelk
A carnivorous European mollusc, Nucella lapillus, found on rocky coasts
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    [ 'hwelk, 'welk, 'wilk ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English welke, from Old English weoloc; akin to Middle Dutch willoc whelk and perhaps to Latin volvere to turn; more at VOLUBLE.

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