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periwinkle

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈper.ɪˌwɪŋ.kl̩/

periwinkle noun [C] (PLANT)

an evergreen plant (= one that never loses its leaves) with small, blue flowers

periwinkle noun [C] (SEA CREATURE)

US (UK winkle) a small sea snail that can be eaten
Translations of “periwinkle”
in Vietnamese cây dừa cạn…
in Spanish flor de príncipe…
in Thai พืชจำพวกพังพวยฝรั่ง…
in Malaysian periwinkel…
in French pervenche…
in German das Immergrün…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 小長春花…
in Indonesian tanaman rambat berbunga biru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 小长春花…
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