HyperDic: cockle

English > 4 senses of the word cockle:
NOUNfoodcocklecommon edible European bivalve
animalcocklecommon edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs
VERBmotioncockle, ripple, ruffle, riffle, undulatestir up (water) so as to form ripples
contactcockle, pucker, rumple, crumple, knitto gather something into small wrinkles or folds
cockle > pronunciation
Soundskaa'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > cockle: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningCommon edible European bivalve.
Part ofedible cockle, Cardium eduleCommon edible European cockle
Broadershellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Spanishberberecho
Catalancopinya, escopinya de gallet, escopinya
English > cockle: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningCommon edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs.
Member ofCardium, genus Cardiumtype genus of the family Cardiidae
Narroweredible cockle, Cardium eduleCommon edible European cockle
Broaderbivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Spanishberberecho
Catalanescopinya
English > cockle: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningstir up (water) so as to form ripples.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsripple, ruffle, riffle, undulate
Entailsfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Broaderflow, fluxMove or progress freely as if in a stream
Spanishondear, ondular
Catalanondejar, ondular, onejar
English > cockle: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspucker, rumple, crumple, knit
Broaderwrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
Similar todrawcontract
Spanisharrugar, chafarse
Catalanaixafar, arrugar-se, arrugar, xafar

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