[kong-kuh] /ˈkɒŋ kə/

noun, plural conchae
[kong-kee] /ˈkɒŋ ki/ (Show IPA)

Architecture. (def 5).
noun (pl) -chae (-kiː)
any bodily organ or part resembling a shell in shape, such as the external ear
(architect) Also called conch. the half dome of an apse

concha con·cha (kŏng’kə)
n. pl. con·chae (-kē’)
Any of various structures, such as the external ear, that resemble a shell in shape.
con’chal (-kəl) adj.


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