[kong-kol-uh-jee] /kɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi/
the branch of zoology dealing with the shells of mollusks.
the study and collection of mollusc shells
[kawn-chaws; English kon-chohs] /ˈkɔn tʃɔs; English ˈkɒn tʃoʊs/ noun 1. a river in NE Mexico, flowing E and N to the Rio Grande. About 350 miles (565 km) long.
[kon-chee] /ˈkɒn tʃi/ noun, plural conchies. Slang: Often Disparaging. 1. conscientious objector. noun A conscientious objector tomilitary service (WWI British)
[kon-see-airzh; French kawn-syerzh] /ˌkɒn siˈɛərʒ; French kɔ̃ˈsyɛrʒ/ noun, plural concierges [-see-air-zhiz; French -syerzh] /-siˈɛər ʒɪz; French -ˈsyɛrʒ/ (Show IPA) 1. (especially in France) a person who has charge of the entrance of a building and is often the owner’s representative; doorkeeper. 2. a member of a hotel staff in charge of special services for guests, […]
- Concierge care
noun a form of medical care in which a patient pays a physician an annual retainer in exchange for improved access and services; also called [boutique care] Examples Some fear that concierge care will result in a two-tiered medical system based upon economics. Word Origin 2001; concierge implying added and expedited service Usage Note also […]