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Definition of conchs

conchs
Strombus Strom"bus, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods in which the shell has the outer lip dilated into a broad wing. It includes many large and handsome species commonly called conch shells, or conchs. See 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 conchs from wikipedia

- seafood and are also used as fish bait. The group of conchs that are sometimes referred to as "true conchs" are marine gastropod molluscs in the family Strombidae...
- Play media Conching is a process used in the manufacture of chocolate whereby a surface s****ing mixer and agitator, known as a conche, evenly distributes...
- As many of the local citizens were referred to as Conchs, the nation took the name of the Conch Republic. As part of the protest, Mayor Wardlow was...
- A conch piercing is a perforation of the part of the external human ear called the "concha", for the purpose of inserting and wearing jewelry. Conch piercings...
- Bahamians in the keys continued to be known as "conchs". A WPA produced Guide to Florida noted that both 'Conchs' and black Bahamians in Key West spoke with...
- Conch, or conque, also known as a "seas**** horn" or "s**** trumpet", is a wind instrument that is made from a conch, the s**** of several different kinds...
- 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...
- Félix-Sébastien Feuillet de Conches (1798-1887), French diplomat, journalist, writer and collector Conch (disambiguation) Conchs This disambiguation page...
- Conchs, and the term is now generally applied to all residents of Key West. Some residents use the term "Conch" (or, alternatively, "Sal****er Conch")...
- Conch is an implementation of the secure s**** (SSH) protocol written in the Python programming language and available as part of the Twisted framework...
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