whelk

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whelk

(wĕlk, hwĕlk)
n.
An inflamed swelling, such as a pimple or pustule.

whelk′y adj.
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L'Amanda's' where between forkfuls of scungilli as his
95 at dinner), fresh as all get up, rife with firm pieces (rings and tails) of chewable calamari, crunchy shrimp and scungilli, chopped red onion, celery, all bathed in a garlicky lemon dressing.
Sempre in materia di criteri sorgono altri dubbi: perche definire tuttiifrutti e scungilli degli <<americanismi>> (categoria lessicografica del resto non spiegata)?