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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.]
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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]
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The French term for scallop.
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|Noun||1.||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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