What does the word periwinkle mean?

Usage examples for periwinkle

  1. The baby Hermit takes the empty home of a periwinkle. – On the Seashore by R. Cadwallader Smith
  2. The Whelk and Periwinkle are gathered in immense numbers, and are used by us for food. – On the Seashore by R. Cadwallader Smith
  3. Now when the man arrived at the girl's house the people were all sitting on the floor eating periwinkle, and as they sucked the meat out of the shell, they nodded their heads. – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
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