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Mollusk vs. Periwinkle

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Mollusknoun

(American spelling) mollusc

Periwinklenoun

Any of several evergreen plants of the genus Vinca with blue or white flowers.

Mollusknoun

One of the Mollusca.

Periwinklenoun

A color with bluish and purplish hues, somewhat light.

Mollusknoun

invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

Periwinklenoun

A mollusk of genus Littorina.

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Periwinkleadjective

Of pale bluish purple colour.

Periwinklenoun

Any small marine gastropod shell of the genus Littorina. The common European species (Littorina littorea), in Europe extensively used as food, has recently become naturalized abundantly on the American coast. See Littorina.

Periwinklenoun

A trailing herb of the genus Vinca.

Periwinklenoun

chiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers

Periwinklenoun

commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers

Periwinklenoun

small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked

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Periwinklenoun

edible marine gastropod

Periwinklenoun

an Old World plant with flat five-petalled, typically bluish flowers and glossy leaves. Some kinds are grown as ornamentals and some contain alkaloids used in medicine.

Periwinklenoun

a purple-blue colour like that of a periwinkle flower

‘the sky was a clear periwinkle and the sun sparkled like a shiny jewel’; ‘Anne was wearing a periwinkle evening gown with small puffed sleeves’;

Periwinklenoun

another term for winkle

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