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Definition of Conch

Conch
Conch Conch, n. [L. concha, Gr. ?. See Coach, n.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to various marine univalve shells; esp. to those of the genus Strombus, which are of large size. S. gigas is the large pink West Indian conch. The large king, queen, and cameo conchs are of the genus Cassis. See Cameo. 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. 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.

Meaning of Conch from wikipedia

- Conch (/kɒŋk, kɒntʃ/) is a common name that is applied to a number of different medium to large-sized s****. The term generally applies to large snails...
- The Conch Republic is a micronation declared as a tongue-in-ch**** secession of the city of Key West, Florida, from the United States on April 23, 1982...
- A conch piercing is a perforation of the cartilage of the ear for the purpose of inserting and wearing jewelry. There are two types of conch piercings...
- The Conch is the eighth studio album by the American rock band moe. It was released on January 23, 2007 by Fatboy Records. The Conch was moe.'s first studio...
- A Shankha is a conch s**** of ritual and religious importance in Hinduism and Buddhism. It is the s**** of a large predatory sea snail, Turbinella pyrum...
- Conch soup and conch chowder are soup dishes made with conch that are traditional in various Caribbean island cuisines as well as the cuisine of Belize...
- Conch /ˈkɒŋk/, was originally a slang term for native Bahamians of European descent. After the American Revolution, many loyalists migrated to the Bahamas...
- commonly known as the queen conch, is a species of large edible sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family of true conches, the Strombidae. This species...
- A conch house is a style of architecture that developed in Key West, Florida in the 19th century and used into the early 20th century. The style was also...
- A conch is a kind of large sea snail, especially those in the family Strombidae. Conch may also refer to: Conch Key in Florida Conch Republic, Key West...
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