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alikreukel, noun

Forms:
aliekruikel, alikriekShow more Also aliekruikel, alikriek, alikrok, alikruikel, allekruk, olikreukel, and (formerly) aricrickel, arikreukel, arikrikkel, arikruikel.
Plurals:
unchanged, or alikreukels.
Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans alikruik, arikreukel from Dutch alikruik, applied in Holland to a periwinkle, a species of the Littorinidae.
The mollusc Turbo sarmaticus of the Turbinidae, eaten as seafood and used as bait; ollycrock. Also attributive.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 13Arikreukel, (D. kreukel, a fold.) A well-known shell-fish.
1987 Informant, Jeffrey’s BayThe alikroks are very tough so you first mince them very fine, then fry them in a bit of butter with onions.
The mollusc Turbo sarmaticus of the Turbinidae, eaten as seafood and used as bait; ollycrock. Also attributive.

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