periwinkle - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈperiˌwɪŋk(ə)l/
singularperiwinkle
pluralperiwinkles
  1. 1
    [countable] a small blue or white flower
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the colour of a blue periwinkle
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  2. 2
    [countable] a small sea creature that lives in a shell and can be eaten. Periwinkles are often simply called winkles.