noun, plural coquilles /koʊˈkilz; French kɔˌkiyə/ [koh-keelz; French kaw-kee-yuh] Show IPA .
any of various seafood or chicken dishes baked with a sauce and usually served in a scallop shell or a shell-shaped serving dish.
the cooking utensil for baking such dishes, usually a scallop shell or small casserole resembling a shell.
a cooking utensil, filled with charcoal, for roasting meat on a spit.
the shell of an escargot.
shell (of a mollusk, nut, etc.). See cockle1