scungilli

noun
scun·​gil·​li | \ skün-ˈjē-lē How to pronounce scungilli (audio) , -ˈgē-, -ˈji- \

Definition of scungilli

: conch used as food

First Known Use of scungilli

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scungilli

Italian dialect (Neapolitan) scuncigli, plural of scunciglio conch

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“Scungilli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scungilli. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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