whelk
1. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) large marine snail much used as food in Europe
Related terms: seafood
2. [ verb ] gather whelk
Related terms: snail
3. [ noun ] (zoology) large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell
Related terms: seasnail Buccinidae
Similar spelling:   Wheelock
  wheels
  Wheless
  Wheelus
  Wheelis
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