coquille lens

noun (1)

Definition of coquille lens

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: an oval glass of curved surface and uniform thickness used in eyeglasses

coquille Saint Jacques

noun (2)
\ -saⁿˈzhäk\
plural coquilles Saint Jacques

Definition of coquille Saint Jacques (Entry 2 of 3)

: a dish of scallops usually served with a wine sauce

en coquille

adverb (or adjective)
en co·​quille | \ ¦äⁿkō¦kē\

Definition of en coquille (Entry 3 of 3)

: in the shell used especially of oysters baked in their shells

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History and Etymology for coquille lens

Noun (1)


Noun (2)

French coquille Saint-Jacques scallop, from coquille mollusk shell + Saint-Jacques St. James the apostle, whose identifying token is a scallop shell

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