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American English: /(h)wɛlk/
British English: /wɛlk/

Translation of whelk in Spanish:


  • buccino (masculine) (especie de caracol marino)
    Example sentences
    • For main, if your feeling decadent, why not go for the lobster platter; langoustines, mussels, whelks, oysters all surround the halved lobster on a bed of ice.
    • Overall, mussels, barnacles and whelks all had higher metabolic activities at SH than BB, whereas there was no difference in metabolic activity for sea stars.
    • Think of molluscs and chances are it is shellfish such as limpets, whelks, scallops and mussels that spring to mind.

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