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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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In contrast to the multicoloured naturalistic plant motifs, the silver conch-shells or rocailles (the scalloped shellwork or rockwork that gave the rococo style its name) emphasize the plant motifs' plasticity and painterly effect.
His big screen claim to fame was a conch-shell wearing Prince in Dune.
Donnan & McClelland (1979: 6) have argued that the Burial Theme is composed of four activities: conch-shell transfer, burial, assembly and sacrifice.
when campers strewn in tents along a one-mile trail wake up to a conch-shell blast and a vegetarian breakfast.
On race morning, they'll gather among the 1,400-or-so triathletes at a tiny Kailua-Kona beach for what many think is the most dramatic race start in sports: It begins with conch-shell horns and a cannon blast.