Definition of angel wings in English:

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angel wings

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A white edible piddock found on the east coast of North America and in the West Indies.
  • Barnea costata, family Pholadidae.
Example sentences
  • There is also a white species, P. porrigens, sometimes called angel wings or ‘savoury oyster’, which is much smaller, and thinner, but otherwise similar.

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Syllabification: an·gel wings

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