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concha

noun con·cha \ ˈkäŋ-kə \

Definition of concha

plural conchae play \ˈkäŋ-ˌkē, -ˌkī\
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

conchal

play \ˈkäŋ-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of concha

Italian & Latin; Italian conca semidome, apse, from Late Latin concha, from Latin, shell


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concha

noun con·cha \ ˈkän-chə \
variants: or less commonly concho play \ˈkän-(ˌ)chō\

Definition of concha

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

Origin and Etymology of concha

American Spanish concha, from Spanish, shell, from Late Latin conchula, diminutive of Latin concha


Medical Dictionary

concha

noun con·cha \ ˈkäŋ-kə also ˈkȯŋ- \

medical Definition of concha

plural conchae play \-ˌkē, -ˌkī\
1 : the largest and deepest concavity of the external ear

conchal

play \-kəl\ adjective

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