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conchoidal

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adjective con·choi·dal \käŋ-ˈkȯi-dəl, kän-\

Definition of conchoidal

  1. :  having elevations or depressions shaped like the inside surface of a bivalve shell

conchoidally play \-dəl-ē\ adverb


Origin of conchoidal

Greek konchoeidēs like a mussel, from konchē


First Known Use: 1666


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