Variant of conch
- the large, spiral, univalve shell of any of various marine mollusks
- such a mollusk, often edible
- Rom. Myth. such a shell used as a trumpet by the Tritons
- concha (sense )
- ☆ Informal a longtime resident of the Florida Keys, specif. of Key West
Origin: Middle English conke ; from Classical Latin concha ; from Classical Greek konchē, mussel, shell ; from Indo-European base an unverified form konkho- from source Sanskrit śankhá-, mussel
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