Synonyms of periwinkle


1. periwinkle, subshrub, suffrutex

usage: chiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers

2. periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, old maid, Cape periwinkle, red periwinkle, cayenne jasmine, Catharanthus roseus, Vinca rosea, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers

3. periwinkle, winkle, seafood

usage: small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked

4. periwinkle, winkle, seasnail

usage: edible marine gastropod

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Definition and meaning of periwinkle (Dictionary)