chank


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chank

(tʃæŋk)
n
a large sea conch found off the shores of India and Sri Lanka, used as a horn or to make ornaments
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Marine edible gastropods of the Indian coasts include limpets, trochids, whelks, the sacred chank, olives, the green snail etc.
Most of the time, he strums a rhythmic "chank, chank, chank, chank" on every beat, and the basic nature of his chords comes through.
Effect of semduramicin, salinomycin, and monensin on performance, chank pigmentation, and coccidial lesions in broiler chickens in floor pens.
Foreign merchants have always been excluded [from Bhutan] except the Kashmiri houses who in consideration of a large sum of money are permitted to transfer otter skins, chank [conch shells] and a few other articles through the country.
Lindsay goes into the exotic lingerie business with friends, but isn't pleased to learn that a large chank of the order money hand gone to fund the biggest drugs deal the area's seen for a long time.