Definitions for "Periwinkle"
Any small marine gastropod shell of the genus Littorina. The common European species (Littorina littorea), in Europe extensively used as food, has recently become naturalized abundantly on the American coast. See Littorina.
A trailing herb of the genus Vinca.
Medium soft opaque blue.
Keywords:  snail, poached, edible, roasted, baked
small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
a type of snail
a small sea snail served roasted, poached, or raw, with wine sauce.
Periwinkle contains two anticancer alkaloids – vincristine and vinblastine – that inhibit the growth of tumors. Vincristine is most effective in treating childhood leukemia. Vinblastine is used in treating testicular cancer and Hodgkin's disease .
Keywords:  somersault, twist, front, full, first
1 3/4 front somersault with full twist in the first somersault
An excellent astringent that may be used internally or externally.