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co•quille



Pronunciation: (kō-kēl'; Fr. kô-kē'yu), [key]
n.,
pl. -quillesPronunciation: (-kēlz'; Fr. -kē"yu). [key]

1. any of various seafood or chicken dishes baked with a sauce and usually served in a scallop shell or a shell-shaped serving dish.
2. the cooking utensil for baking such dishes, usually a scallop shell or small casserole resembling a shell.
3. a cooking utensil, filled with charcoal, for roasting meat on a spit.
4. the shell of an escargot.

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

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