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co·quille

 (kō-kēl′)
n.
A scallop-shaped dish or a scallop shell in which various seafood dishes are browned and served.

[French, from Latin conchȳlia, pl. of conchȳlium, shellfish, from Greek konkhulion, diminutive of konkhos.]

coquille

(French kɔkij)
n
1. (Cookery) any dish, esp seafood, served in a scallop shell: Coquilles St Jacques.
2. a scallop shell, or dish resembling a shell
3. (Fencing) fencing a bell-shaped hand guard on a foil
[French, literally: shell, from Latin conchӯlium mussel; see cockle1]

coquille

The French term for scallop.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coquille - seafood served in a scallop shell
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.coquille - a dish in the form of a scallop shell
dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
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