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English noun: cockle

1. cockle (food) common edible European bivalve


Broader (hypernym)shellfish


Part meronymCardium edule, edible cockle

2. cockle (animal) common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs


Broader (hypernym)bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod


Narrower (hyponym)Cardium edule, edible cockle


Member meronymCardium, genus Cardium


English verb: cockle

1. cockle (motion) stir up (water) so as to form ripples


Synonymsriffle, ripple, ruffle, undulate


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flow, flux


Entailfold, fold up, turn up

2. cockle (contact) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds


SamplesShe puckered her lips.


Synonymscrumple, knit, pucker, rumple


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle


Verb groupdraw









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