cockle

Primary Meanings of cockle

1.
n
common edible European bivalve
2.
v
stir up (water) so as to form ripples
Full Definitions of cockle
1

n common edible European bivalve

Type of:
shellfish
meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)

n common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs

Types:
Cardium edule, edible cockle
common edible European cockle
Type of:
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod
marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
2

v stir up (water) so as to form ripples

Synonyms:
riffle, ripple, ruffle, undulate
Type of:
flow, flux
move or progress freely as if in a stream

v to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

Synonyms:
crumple, knit, pucker, rumple
draw
contract
Type of:
crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle
make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

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