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Noun: winkle  wing-kul
  1. Small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
    - periwinkle
     
  2. Edible marine gastropod
    - periwinkle
Verb: winkle  wing-kul
  1. (celestial body) emit or reflect light in a flickering manner
    "Does a constellation winkle more brightly than a single star?";
    - twinkle, scintillate
     
  2. Gleam or glow intermittently
    "The lights were winkling";
    - flash, blink, wink, twinkle
     
  3. Remove or displace from a position
    - winkle out

Derived forms: winkling, winkled, winkles

Type of: beam, bring out, get out, radiate, seafood, seasnail, shine

Part of: genus Littorina, Littorina

Encyclopedia: Winkle, Illinois