Definition of angel wings in English:
plural noun[treated as singular]
A large white edible piddock (mollusc) which occurs in the Caribbean and on the east coast of North America.
- Barnea costata, family Pholadidae
- There is also a white species, P. porrigens, sometimes called angel wings or ‘savoury oyster’, which is much smaller, and thinner, but otherwise similar.
Definition of angel wings in:
- US English dictionary
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