(Con"chi*nine) n. [Formed by transposition fr. cinchonine.] See Quinidine.
(Con"chite) n. [Cf. F. conchite. See Conch.] (Paleon.) A fossil or petrified conch or shell.
(Con*chit"ic) a. Composed of shells; containing many shells.
(Con"choid) n. [Gr. shell + form: cf. F. conchoïde.] (Geom.) A curve, of the fourth degree,
first made use of by the Greek geometer, Nicomedes, who invented it for the purpose of trisecting an
angle and duplicating the cube.
(Con*choid"al) a. [Cf. F. conchoïdal.] (Min.) Having elevations or depressions in form like
one half of a bivalve shell; applied principally to a surface produced by fracture.
(Con`cho*log"ic*al) a. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to, or connected with, conchology.
(Con*chol"o*gist) n. (Zoöl.) One who studies, or is versed in, conchology.
(Con*chol"o*gy) n. [Conch + -logy.] (Zoöl.) The science of Mollusca, and of the shells
which they form; malacology.
(Con*chom"e*ter) n. [Conch + -meter.] (Zoöl.) An instrument for measuring shells, or the
angle of their spire.
(Con*chom"e*try) n. (Zoöl.) The art of measuring shells or their curves; conchyliometry.
(Con`cho-spi"ral) n. A kind of spiral curve found in certain univalve shells. Agassiz.
(Con`chy*la"ceous Con*chyl`i*a"ceous) , a. [L. conchylium shell, Gr. dim. of equiv. to .
See Conch.] Of or pertaining to shells; resembling a shell; as, conchyliaceous impressions. Kirwan.
(Con*chyl`i*ol"o*gist) n., Conchyliology
(Con*chyl`i*ol"o*gy) n. See Conchologist,
(Con*chyl`i*om"e*try) n. [Gr. + -metry.] Same as Conchometry.
(Con*chyl"i*ous) a. Conchylaceous.
(Con"ci*a`tor) n. [It. conciatore, fr. conciare to adjust, dress, fr. L. comtus, p. p. See
Compt, a.] (Glass Works) The person who weighs and proportions the materials to be made into glass,
and who works and tempers them.
(||Con`cierge") n. [F.] One who keeps the entrance to an edifice, public or private; a doorkeeper; a
janitor, male or female.
(Con*cil"i*a*ble) n. [L. conciliabulum, fr. concitium assembly: cf. F. conciliabule. See
Council.] A small or private assembly, especially of an ecclesiastical nature. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Con*cil"i*a*ble), a. [Cf. F. conciliable.] Capable of being conciliated or reconciled. Milton.
(Con*cil"i*a*bule) n. [See Conciliable, n.] An obscure ecclesiastical council; a conciliable.
(Con*cil"i*ar Con*cil"i*a*ry) a. [Cf. F. conciliare.] Of or pertaining to, or issued by, a council.
(Con*cil"i*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conciliated; p. pr & vb. n. Conciliating.] [L. conciliatus,
p. p. of conciliare to draw or bring together, unite, from concilium council. See Council.] To win