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conch



Pronunciation: (kongk, konch), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conch.html on line 75 [key]
n.,
pl. conchsPronunciation: (kongks), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conch.html on line 89 [key] con•chesPronunciation: (kon'chiz). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conch.html on line 96 [key]

1. the spiral shell of a gastropod, often used as a horn.
2. any of various marine gastropods.
3. the fabled shell trumpet of the Tritons.
4. (often cap.) Slang (sometimes disparaging).
a. a native or inhabitant of the Florida Keys.
b. a Bahamian.
5. Also,concha. Archit.a smooth concave surface consisting of or resembling the interior of a semidome, as the surface of a vault, a trompe, or the head of a niche.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conch.html on line 166 conch (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conch.html on line 168 conch (Encyclopedia)

 

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