from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In decorative art, an imitation of shells, or the use of forms borrowed from shells. This motive of decoration was common in the Louis XV. style. See rococo.
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Two good swims in "refreshing" conditions at Aberbach and Cwm-yr-Eglwys plus fishing and shell-fishing (what the French call coquillage) - total yield one big prawn which is spared the pot.
And: coquillage (m) = shellfish coquillettes (f) = pasta shells
Sur la Dicerate, nouveau genre de coquillage bivalve.
Sur la Galathée, nouveau genre de coquillage bivalve.
coquillage (m) = shellfish coquillettes (f) = pasta shells