Conchiform Con"chi*form, a. [Conch + -form.] Shaped like one half of a bivalve shell; shell-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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  • conchiform — adjective Shaped like a conch …   Wiktionary

  • conchiform — con·chi·form (kongґkĭ form) [concha + form] shaped like one half of a bivalve shell …   Medical dictionary

  • conchiform — shaped like a shell Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • conchiform — conch·i·form …   English syllables

  • conchate — ˈkäŋˌkāt also ˈkôŋ adjective Etymology: conch + ate 1. : conched 2. : conchiform * * * conchˈate or conchˈiform adjective Shaped like a shell, esp one valve of a bivalve shell …   Useful english dictionary

  • German Nun (pigeon) — German Nun ( de. Deutsches Nönnchen) is a breed of fancy pigeon bred by German pigeon fanciers. German pigeon breeders have had great success in breeding German Nuns, which originated in the early seventeenth century. These birds are also… …   Wikipedia

  • conchate — adj. [L. concha, shell; atus, provided with] 1. Conchiform. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Orthoptera, having a shell like inflation of the auricle in the tibia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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