white cockle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white cockle bluish-green herb having sticky stems and clusters of large evening-opening white flowers with much-inflated calyx; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis
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Usage

In literature:

The beach yonder was white with cockles but yesterday.
"The Magic City" by Edith Nesbit
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In news:

Here, deliciously briny cockles are simply enhanced with white wine and scallions in a savory broth .
Here, deliciously briny cockles are simply enhanced with white wine and scallions in a savory broth.
Poached Seafood - tiger shrimp, mussels, cockles and calamari served over white corn polenta with tomato salsa and oregano.
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