[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.
[kongk-fish, konch-] /ˈkɒŋkˌfɪʃ, ˈkɒntʃ-/ noun, plural conchfishes (especially collectively) conchfish. 1. a cardinalfish, Astropogon stellatus, of the Atlantic Ocean.
1. variant of .
[kong-kif-er-uh s] /kɒŋˈkɪf ər əs/ adjective 1. having a shell. /kɒŋˈkɪfərəs/ adjective 1. (esp of molluscs) having or producing a shell 2. (of rocks) containing shells
[kon-chee] /ˈkɒn tʃi/ noun, plural conchies. Slang: Often Disparaging. 1. conscientious objector. /ˈkɒntʃɪ/ noun (pl) -chies 1. (informal) short for conscientious objector noun A conscientious objector tomilitary service (WWI British)
/kɒnˈkiːljeɪ/ noun 1. pasta in the form of shells noun shell-shaped pasta Word Origin Italian ‘conch shell’ Usage Note cooking; conchigliette are very small, conchiglioni are very large