conch

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any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip

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One example featured in the current exhibition has a repeating pattern consisting of a conch-shell cornucopia brimming with lilacs and other flowers.
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Acoustic scientists have put their lips to ancient, ornately decorated conch-shell 'trumpets' to recreate sounds from a pre-Incan Peruvian civilization.
The hull on Pride of Hawai'i will feature iconic images of Hawaii with a hula dancer on one side and a conch-shell blower on the other side; each are joined by the quintessential symbol of Hawaii's gracious welcome, a flower lei, featuring hibiscus flowers in yellows, reds, and oranges.
Upon arrival at the throne hall gate, a group of Brahmin priests have blessings with conch-shell horns, and followed by blessings by 52 Buddhist monks inside the throne hall.
His big screen claim to fame was a conch-shell wearing Prince in Dune.