scun·​gil·​li skün-ˈjē-lē How to pronounce scungilli (audio)
: conch used as food

Word History


Italian dialect (Neapolitan) scuncigli, plural of scunciglio conch

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scungilli was in 1945

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Cite this Entry

“Scungilli.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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