[kongk-fish, konch-] /ˈkɒŋkˌfɪʃ, ˈkɒntʃ-/
noun, plural conchfishes (especially collectively) conchfish.
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
[kong-kahy-uh-lin] /kɒŋˈkaɪ ə lɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a fibrous protein that forms the iridescent inner layer, as mother-of-pearl, in the shells of mollusks. /kɒŋˈkaɪəlɪn/ noun 1. a fibrous insoluble protein that forms the basic structure of the shells of molluscs. Formula: C30H48O11N9