All around her is a jubilant crescendo: conch shells blowing, drums beating, a celebratory vapor of green powder everywhere.
By day, they snorkeled for conch and paddled in the pool in inner tubes.
But when it comes to eating a meal, all you know for sure is that it will be colorful, high-flavored, and conch in character.
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.