Whelk (mollusk): The whelk (word coming from the Latin buccina or bucina meaning "trumpet") is a large edible mollusk (family of Gastropods) from the Atlantic coasts. Whelks are eaten like cooked, cold whelks accompanied by mayonnaise.
Whelks, called bourgots in Quebec or Belot in Annecy, form a family of carnivorous marine gastropods of the order Neogastropoda, the best known and consumed of which is the common whelk, large whelk or whelk (Whelk ...
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