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scungilli

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noun scun·gil·li \skün-ˈjē-lē, -ˈgē-, -ˈji-\

Definition of scungilli

  1. :  conch used as food



Origin of scungilli

Italian dialect (Neapolitan) scuncigli, plural of scunciglio conch


First Known Use: 1945

Rhymes with scungilli


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