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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip.

Usage examples (31)
  • The (uncooked, freshly killed) conch is then scored and chopped.
  • As you can see, a conch is a gastropod — in other words, a huge freakin’ snail.
  • This dinner horn was made of a great shell called a conch shell.
  • Bahamian delicacies such as conch salad, cracked conch and fried fish. for more
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  • A "conch" (an edible mollusk notable for its spiral shaped shell) shell was used to give him that "conk" (a blow on the head) on the head.
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