whelk

Definitions of whelk
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n large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell

Type of:
seasnail
any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids

n large marine snail much used as food in Europe

Type of:
seafood
edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

v gather whelk

Type of:
snail
gather snails

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