[kok-lee-it, -eyt] /ˈkɒk li ɪt, -ˌeɪt/

shaped like a snail shell; spiral.
/ˈkɒklɪˌeɪt; -lɪɪt/
(biology) shaped like a snail’s shell; spirally twisted


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