英 [kɒŋk; kɒn(t)ʃ]
美 [kɔŋk; kɔn(t)ʃ]
- conch (n.)
- type of shell, early 15c., from Latin concha "shellfish, mollusk," from Greek konkhe "mussel, shell," from PIE root *konkho-. The name for natives of Florida Keys since at least 1833; the prefered pronunciation there ("kongk") preserves the classical one.
- 1. Roger took the conch and looked round at them gloomily.
- 2. This toy of voting was almost as pleasing as the conch.
- 3. The conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist.
- 4. Jack clamoured among them, the conch forgotten.
- 杰克在他们当中鼓噪着, 也不记得海螺了.
- 5. His ordinary voice sounded like a whisper after the harsh note of the conch.
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