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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
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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