Definition of Concho

1. Noun. (American English) A silver ornament, for use on clothing, either stamped with a design or inlaid with a stone ¹



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Definition of Concho

1. concha (ornamental disk) [n -CHOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concho

conches
conchfish
conchie
conchies
conchifer
conchiferous
conchiform
conchifragous
conchiglie
conching
conchinine
conchiolin
conchite
conchites
conchitic
concho (current term)
conchoid
conchoidal
conchoidal bodies
conchoidally
conchoids
conchological
conchologies
conchologist
conchologists
conchology
conchometry
conchos
conchospiral
conchospirals

Literary usage of Concho

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"BIRDS OF TOM GREEN AND concho COUNTIES. TEXAS. UY WILLIAM LLOYD. THE present paper de;ils principally with the avi-fauna of the valleys of the concho River ..."

2. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1891)
"AT Cummins and myself entitled "A geological survey of the concho country,"* I ... The waters of the concho rivers follow the southeasterly dip of the Lower ..."

3. Reminiscences of a Ranchman by Edgar Beecher Bronson (1908)
"I sent concho Curly ahead in charge of the first train-load, ... Bred and reared in Menard County, on a little tributary of the concho River that long stood ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"... lustre inclining to resinous, and concho'idal fracture. ... vitreous lustre, and concho'idal fracture—contains, according ro Schrotter (J. pr. Chem. xi. ..."

5. Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico by John Russell Bartlett (1854)
"... in mule catching—Regain the Emigrant Road at concho River—Horse wounded by a rattlesnake—Character of country and vegetation— Mustang roads—Scarcity of ..."

6. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1890)
"If 'the Club would run an excursion to Alexandria next summer, the concho- logical branch would probably attend in a body.—-FR Latchford. ..."

7. History of the North Mexican States by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Joseph Joshua Peatfield, William Nemos (1884)
"... —concho MISSION— PARRAL FOUNDED—COAHUILA. IN the seventeenth century the kingdom of Nueva Vizcaya, for like its southern neighbor it was commonly termed ..."

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