Middle English conchefrom Old French from Latin conchamusselfrom Greek konkhē
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latinconcha from Ancient Greek κόγχη (konkhē, “mussel”).
Conch Sentence Examples
Following in the South Seas tradition of all Pacific Islanders, Conch and Triton seashell horns are always blown to herald the new wedding.
Blowing the conch, you simply make Confusion worse confounded.
Conch, Disk and Mace are the attributes held in three of Her four hands (the fourth would normally hold a lotus ).
To hold a conch is to hold the history of the sea and some of its most ancient sounds!
This so-called third, upper or posterior conch is not a true conch, nor is that of the vestibulum; only the middle one forms a scroll, and this corresponds to the only one of reptiles and the lower of the mammals.