Entry from British & World English dictionary
Pasta in the form of small conch shells.
- From one of the shelves, I distinctly heard a pack of conchiglie, big shell-shaped pasta, calling my name with their many little voices.
- I love thee to the depth and breadth and height of thy conchiglie and farfalle.
- The soup was tomato, which had cooked for a while so the flavours had deepened, checkered with kidney beans and conchiglie, or shell-shaped pasta.
Italian, plural of conchiglia 'conch shell'.
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