Definition of periwinkles


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • periwinkles is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 20 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • periwinkles is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 23 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of periwinkles

  • edible marine gastropod (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. winkle

  • commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cape periwinkle
    2. catharanthus roseus
    3. cayenne jasmine
    4. madagascar periwinkle
    5. old maid
    6. red periwinkle
    7. rose periwinkle
    8. vinca rosea

  • small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. winkle

  • chiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers (noun)