whelked

adjective (1)
\ -kt \

Definition of whelked

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: formed like a whelk shell : twisted, convoluted whelked horns

whelked

adjective (2)
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Definition of whelked (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic
: having whelks or ridges on the flesh

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History and Etymology for whelked

Adjective (1)

whelk entry 1 + -ed

Adjective (2)

whelk entry 3 + -ed

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“Whelked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whelked. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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