Definition of scungille in English:

scungille

Line breaks: scun|gille
Pronunciation: /skʊnˈdʒiːleɪ
 
, -li/
(also scungile)

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.

Origin

from Italian dialect scunciglio, probably an alteration of Italian conchiglia 'seashell'.

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