A mollusk (especially with reference to its meat eaten as a delicacy)
- ‘They serve northern Italian fare including spaghetti carbonara, scungilli salad and shrimp Danielle.’
- ‘At least we don't have organ grinders with monkeys dressed in red and white checked sailor suits crawling around Mary-Kate and Ashley's shoulders asking for scungili.’
From Italian dialect scunciglio, probably an alteration of Italian conchiglia ‘seashell’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.