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coquillage

[ koh-ki-lahzh; French kaw-kee-yahzh ]
/ ˌkoʊ kɪˈlɑʒ; French kɔ kiˈyɑʒ /
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noun
an ornamental shell motif.
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Origin of coquillage

1850–55; <French: a shellfish. See coquille, -age
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