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Etymology

1. conch

noun. ['ˈkɑːntʃ, ˈkɑːŋk'] any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip.

Synonyms

  • Strombus
  • Strombus gigas
  • genus Strombus
  • gastropod
  • giant conch

Etymology

  • concha (Latin)
  • κογχε (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Conch

  • montblanc
  • kronk
  • fronk
  • cronk
  • bronk
  • bronc
  • yonke
  • wanke
  • wank
  • vonk
  • shonk
  • ronk
  • kohnke
  • honk
  • conk
  • bonk

Example sentences of the word conch


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dip the conch in the egg wash and coat it on both sides with bread crumbs.

2. Adjective
The country's national food is conch, a mollusk with a chewy texture and fishy flavor.

Quotes containing the word conch


1. I may be alive now, but in a series of moments I won’t be. And let it be said about me: He didn’t waste his time talking to conch shells, but he did listen to what they had to say about the ocean.
- Jarod Kintz, This is the story my great-grandfather told my father, who then told my grandfather, who then told me about how The Mythical Mr. Boo, Charles Manseur Fizzlebush Grissham III, better known as Mr. Fizzlebush, and Orafoura are all in fact me...

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