concha

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1con·cha

noun \ˈkäŋ-kə\
plural con·chae \-ˌkē, -ˌkī\

Definition of CONCHA

1
a :  the plain semidome of an apse
b :  apse
2
:  something shaped like a shell; especially :  the largest and deepest concavity of the external ear
con·chal \-kəl\ adjective

Origin of CONCHA

Italian & Latin; Italian conca semidome, apse, from Late Latin concha, from Latin, shell
First Known Use: circa 1639

Rhymes with CONCHA

2con·cha

noun \ˈkän-chə\

Definition of CONCHA

:  an ornamental disk (as on clothing or tack) of American Indian origin featuring a shell or flower design

Variants of CONCHA

con·cha also con·cho \-(ˌ)chō\

Origin of CONCHA

American Spanish concha, from Spanish, shell, from Late Latin conchula, diminutive of Latin concha
First Known Use: 1887

con·cha

noun \ˈkäŋ-kə also ˈkŋ-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural con·chae \-ˌkē, -ˌkī\

Medical Definition of CONCHA

1
: the largest and deepest concavity of the external ear
con·chal \-kəl\ adjective

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