Variant of cockle
- any of a family (Cardiidae) of edible, marine bivalve mollusks with two heart-shaped, radially ridged shells
- a cockleshell
- a wrinkle; pucker
Origin: Middle English cokel ; from Old French coquille, a blister, shell, cockle, altered (infl. by coq, cock) ; from Classical Latin conchylium ; from Classical Greek konchylion, shellfish ; from konchē: see conch
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