noun (plural scungilli /-li/)
A mollusc (especially with reference to its meat eaten as a delicacy): it was the only store in the city that carried scungilli
More example sentences
- At least we don't have organ grinders with monkeys dressed in red and white checked sailor suits crawling around Mary-Kate and Ashley's shoulders asking for scungili.
- They serve northern Italian fare including spaghetti carbonara, scungilli salad and shrimp Danielle.
from Italian dialect scunciglio, probably an alteration of Italian conchiglia 'seashell'.
Definition of scungille in:
- The US English dictionary