periwinkle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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periwinklenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈper.ɪˌwɪŋ.kl̩/

periwinkle noun [C] (PLANT)

an evergreenplant (= one that never ​losesitsleaves) with ​small, ​blueflowers

periwinkle noun [C] (SEA ANIMAL)

US (UK winkle) a ​smallsea snail that can be ​eaten
(Definition of periwinkle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “periwinkle”
in Spanish flor de príncipe…
in Vietnamese cây dừa cạn…
in Malaysian periwinkel…
in Thai พืชจำพวกพังพวยฝรั่ง…
in French pervenche…
in German das Immergrün…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 小长春花…
in Indonesian tanaman rambat berbunga biru…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 小長春花…
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