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Found 2 items, similar to conch.
English → English (WordNet)
n : any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the
genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell
with large outer lip
English → English (gcide)
Conch \Conch\ (k[o^][ng]k), n. [L. concha, Gr. ko`gchh. See
1. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to various marine univalve
shells; esp. to those of the genus Strombus, which are
of large size. Strombus gigas is the large pink West
Indian conch. The large king, queen, and cameo conchs are
of the genus Cassis. See Cameo and cameo conch.
Note: The conch is sometimes used as a horn or trumpet, as in
fogs at sea, or to call laborers from work.
2. In works of art, the shell used by Tritons as a trumpet.
3. [often capitalized] One of the white natives of the Bahama
Islands or one of their descendants in the Florida Keys;
-- so called from the commonness of the conch there, or
because they use it for food.
4. (Arch.) See Concha, n.
5. The external ear. See Concha, n., 2.
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