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queen conch

n. a small conch, Strombus gigas; it has a flat, striped "mouth": 1885 Some years ago the queen-conch (a shell with a delicate pink lining) was in great demand (Brassey 303). cf. PINK CONCH, PEPPER CONCH (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-28 03:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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