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noun as in shellfish

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You can also catch and take Caribbean spiny lobster, conch, and whelk—if you can find them.

The last time anyone heard a sound from the conch shell trumpet, thick sheets of ice still covered most of Europe.

Discoverers of the conch shell at the cave’s entrance in 1931 thought it had been used as a shared drinking container.

While it’s not known how ancient people used the shell horn, conch shells in historical and modern cultures have served as musical instruments, calling or signaling devices and sacred or magical objects, researchers say.

But when it comes to eating a meal, all you know for sure is that it will be colorful, high-flavored, and Conch in character.

By day, they snorkeled for conch and paddled in the pool in inner tubes.

All around her is a jubilant crescendo: conch shells blowing, drums beating, a celebratory vapor of green powder everywhere.

The infamous Conch Shack is a few minutes by car, but leaving this place is tough.

Non vincant heder bracchia flexiles, Conch non superent oscula dulcia, Emanet pariter sudor et ossibus Grato murmure ab intimis.

Neptune blew upon his conch-shell, and the angry waves returned again to the sea.

Triton was his father's trumpeter, and at Neptune's command he blew upon his conch-shell to calm the restless sea.

Within this niche a marble Triton poured through his conch-shell a continuous stream.

From the roof of the Saka-gompa with a statue of Padma Sambhava the single lama of the monastery blows his conch.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conch, such as: clam, crawfish, crustacean, lobster, mollusk, and mussel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.