Conch

Waters:Conches are found in the more southern Waters off the coast of Florida and in the Caribbean. Description (in water): Conches are snails, and have one muscular foot with which they drag themselves around. They have brightly colored spiral shells, a pinkish body, and have spikes protruding from their shells. Description (in market): Most conches are purchased in their shells so they should look much as they do in water. If they're already out of their shells, then the edible part is the sma…...

Conch

[instrument] Conch, or conque, is a musical instrument, a wind instrument that is made from a seashell, the shell of one of several different kinds of very large sea snail. These instruments are sometimes referred to as `shell trumpets`. The shells of large marine gastropods are prepared by cutting a hole in the spire of the shell near the ...
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conch

[n] - any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip
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Conch

Conch noun [ Latin concha , Greek .... See Coach , noun ] 1. (Zoology) A name applied to various marine univalve shells; esp. to those of the genus Strombus , which are of large size. S. gigas is the large pink West Indian conch. The l...
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conch

noun any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip
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Conch

• (n.) The external ear. See Concha, n., 2. • (n.) In works of art, the shell used by Tritons as a trumpet. • (n.) One of the white natives of the Bahama Islands or one of their descendants in the Florida Keys; -- so called from the commonness of the conch there, or because they use it for food. • (n.) See Concha, n. • (n.)...
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conch

marine snail of the subclass Prosobranchia (class Gastropoda), in which the outer whorl of the shell is broadly triangular in outline and has a wide ... [1 related articles]
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conch

conch The common name for any of several species of gastropod molllusks in the family Strombidae, having large colorful shells. The shell is used to make cameos and porcelain.
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Conch

Conch is American slang for a hard working student.
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conch

conch (kongk, konch, kôngk) , common name for certain marine gastropod mollusks having a heavy, spiral shell, the whorls of which overlap each other. In conchs the characteristic gastropod foot is reduced in size and the operculum, a horny plate located on the foot and used to seal the shell o...
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Conch

[SSH] Conch is an implementation of the secure shell (SSH) protocol written in the Python programming language. SSH is a protocol designed to allow remote access to shells and commands. Conch can be used to implement both the client and server sides of this protocol. By using a high-level language like Python, Conch avoids a whole class of ...
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Conch

[people] Conch k, was originally a slang term for native Bahamians of European descent. ==Theories of the name== Several theories have been proposed for the origin of the term: ==Use in Florida== ===Florida Keys=== By extension, the term `Conch` has also been applied to the descendants of Bahamian immigrants in Florida. Bahamians began visi...
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Conch

==Religion== ===Hinduism=== A shankha shell (the shell of a Turbinella pyrum, a species in the gastropod family Turbinellidae) is often referred to in the West as a conch shell, or a chank shell. This shell is used as an important ritual object in Hinduism. The shell is used as a ceremonial trumpet, as part of religious practices, for example puja...
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Conch

A Mollusk Gastropod
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