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conch

 
pronunciation:
kangk [or] kanch
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part of speech: noun
inflections: conches, conchs
definition 1: a sea animal with a soft body and a large, spiral shell. Conches are carnivorous mollusks that eat smaller mollusks such as clams. Several kinds of conches live in warm parts of the ocean all around the world. Conches are closely related to snails.
definition 2: the shell of the conch animal. People often make decorations from conches.
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