concha ae, f, ko/gxh, a bivalve, shell - fish, mussel: squalentes, V.: cavae, O.: marinae, O.: viles, H.
— A mussel-shell: ostrea in conchis suis, O.
—Shells were used as trumpets
— hence, poet., the trumpet of the Triton, V., O.
— also as vessels to hold ointment, H.
— or salt, H.
— or wine, Iu.
— A pearl: Munera fert illi conchas, O.: lucida, Tb.
— A dye extracted from shell-fish: concha Sidonide tincta, O.