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The shell of this sea animal
A musical instrument made from a large spiral seashell
A marine mollusc of the family Strombidae which lives in its own spiral shell
To refine the flavour and texture of chocolate by warming and grinding, either in a traditional concher, or between rollers
A machine (rather like a rotating pestle and mortar) used to develop the flavour and texture of chocolate by warming and grinding; a concher or concher machine
To play a conch seashell as a musical instrument, by blowing through a hole made close to the origin of the spiral
A name applied to various marine univalve shells; esp
{n} a shellfish or the shell
The large king, queen, and cameo conchs are of the genus Cassis
to those of the genus Strombus, which are of large size
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
[arch] A semicircular covered niche
In works of art, the shell used by Tritons as a trumpet
Invented in 1879 by Rudolphe Lindt, the conch was originally shell shaped (hence the name) It consists of a large vessel capable of taking a few tonnes of cocoa liquor at a time Inside is a large paddle mounted eccentrically, which grinds the cocoa against the sides as well as continually stirring the mixture The process is run for usually a minimum of 6 hours, although the better chocolate manufacturers will continue a batch for up to 100 hours This process is not fail safe - chocolate can become "conched out" which means that the resultant texture being cloying
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
The external ear
gigas is the large pink West Indian conch
{i} large sea shell
a marine animal that lives in a spiral shell
See Concha, n
A conch is a shellfish with a large shell rather like a snail's. A conch or a conch shell is the shell of this creature. the large twisted shell of a tropical sea animal that looks like a snail (concha , from konche). Marine snail whose shell has a broadly triangular outer whorl and a wide lip, often jutting toward the uppermost point. True conchs (family Strombidae) feed on fine plant matter in warm waters. The queen conch (Strombus gigas), found from Florida to Brazil, has an ornamental shell; the pink opening into the first whorl of the shell may be 12 in. (30 cm) long. The clam-eating fulgur conchs (family Melongenidae) include the channeled conch (Busycon canaliculatum) and the lightning conch (B. contrarium), both about 7 in. (18 cm) long and common on the U.S. Atlantic coast. See also whelk
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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Top of a semi-circular niche
Variant of concho-
line conch
a spiral marine shell (Fasciolaria distans), of Florida and the West Indies, marked by narrow, dark, revolving lines
giant conch
a large variety of conch

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    /ˈkänʧ/ /ˈkɑːnʧ/


    [ 'kä[ng]k, 'känch, 'k ] (noun.) 15th century. From Ancient Greek κόγχη (konche, “mussel”).

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