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Meaning of whelk

whelk

Pronunciation: (hwelk, welk), [key]
  1. any of several large, spiral-shelled, marine gastropods of the family Buccinidae, esp. Buccinum undatum, that is used for food in Europe.

whelk

Pronunciation: (hwelk, welk), [key]
  1. a pimple or pustule.
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