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 for chank
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chank \Chank"\ (ch[a^][ng]k), n. [Skr. [,c]a[.n]kha. See
     Conch.] (Zool.)
     The East Indian name for the large spiral shell of several
     species of sea conch much used in making bangles, esp.
     Turbinella pyrum. Called also chank shell.
     [1913 Webster]

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