A name applied to various marine univalve shells; esp. to those of the genus Strombus, which are of large size. Strombus gigas is the large pink West Indian conch. The large king, queen, and cameo conchs are of the genus Cassis. See Cameo and cameo conch.
In works of art, the shell used by Tritons as a trumpet.
shell-shaped hat made from gauze or crepe and mounted on a tin frame.
The external ear of a mammal; sometimes the spelling is concha (plural conchae); the origin of both spellings is conch or konch, originally a bivalve shell of a marine mollusk.
the external ear, the ear shell.
shell-shaped hat made from thin gauze-like material supported on a thin wire frame. Worn mainly by widows in the seventeenth century.
A piercing of the shell shaped part of the pinna adjacent to the ear canal. A conch is a marine mollusc characterised by a large spiral shell. In piercing refers to the part of the outer ear shaped like a shell to funnel sound waves into the external ear canal.
A univalve shell, usually Cassia sp., with a hole cut in the tip. Blowing through the hole makes a mellow sound to call people together for Councils, meals, workshops, meetings, etc. The practice is part of the Family's self-conscious primitivism.
a marine animal that lives in a spiral shell.
any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip
a sea creature, a marine gastropod
a shell which can be blown like a horn
a tropical saltwater mollusc
The shell-shaped area located in the center region of the ear.
Piercing through the inner cartlidge of the ear.
A piercing through the 'shell' of the ear.
Conch is a marine animal (a mollusk) with a large, beautiful pearly shell that varies in color, but if often white or pink (pink is the most valued color). Queen conch has a large, pink shell. Conch shell is often used to make jewelry. Conch is made into beads and cameos. Conch has a hardness of 2.85 (it is relatively soft).
A conch (pronounced “konk”) is not just a meaty marine mollusc (see “Food” above), but also the term used to describe a native resident of Key West.
The shell-shaped area tucked into the center region of the ear.
(Gr., "conchÄ“," "lit. "mussel shell): the semi-dome above an apse.
These "univalve" mollusks (their shells do not open and close) can be as large as a foot long. Also called whelk. The only preparation before cooking is cutting off the operculum, the shell-like covering that protects the meat.