Snail

Popular since prehistoric times, the snail was greatly favored by ancient Romans who set aside special vineyards where snails could feed and fatten.
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snail

[n] - freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell 2. [v] - gather snails
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Snail

Snail (snāl) noun [ Middle English snaile , Anglo-Saxon snægel , snegel , snægl ; akin to German schnecke , Old High German snecko , Danish snegl , Icelandic snigill .] 1. (Zoology) (a) Any one of numerous spec...
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snail

1. <zoology> Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus Helix and many allied genera of the family Helicidae. They are abundant in nearly all parts of the world except the arctic regions, and feed almost entirely on vegetation; a land sanil. Any gastropod having a general resemblance to the true...
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snail

noun freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
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Snail

• (n.) A spiral cam, or a flat piece of metal of spirally curved outline, used for giving motion to, or changing the position of, another part, as the hammer tail of a striking clock. • (n.) Any gastropod having a general resemblance to the true snails, including fresh-water and marine species. See Pond snail, under Pond, and Sea snail. &...
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snail

a gastropod (q.v.), especially one having an enclosing shell, into which it may retract completely for protection. A gastropod lacking a shell is ... [15 related articles]
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Snail

Snail is slang for a slow driver.
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snail

another name for a slinch (see above).
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snail

snail, name commonly used for a gastropod mollusk with a shell. Included in the thousands of species are terrestrial, freshwater, and marine forms. Some eat both plant and animal matter; others eat only one type of food. Respiration is carried on by gills in the aquatic species; terrestrial forms ha...
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Snail

The snail is an air breathing gastropod mollusc with an external shell. Snails are of world-wide distribution, found everywhere except the polar regions. There are many thousands of species, with more than 120 British species, some terrestrial and some aquatic living in fresh water. There are also marine snails, of which the Periwinkle is a familia...
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snail

Type: Term Pronunciation: snāl Definitions: 1. Common name for members of the class Gastropoda (phylum Mollusca). The freshwater pulmonate (nonoperculated, air-breathing) snails (subclass Pulmonata, order Basommatophora) include most intermediate hosts of trematodes parasitic in humans and domestic birds and mammals, chiefly in the families Ly...
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snail

Air-breathing gastropod mollusc with a spiral shell. There are thousands of species, on land and in water. The typical snails of the genus Helix have two species in Europe. The common garden snail H. aspersa is very destructive to plants. Snails are hermaphrodite and, before mating, produce a mucus covered ...
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Snail

Snail is a common name that is applied most often to land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs. However, the common name `snail` is also applied to most of the members of the molluscan class Gastropoda that have a coiled shell that is large enough for the animal to retract completely into. When the word `snail` is used in this most...
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Snail

See below snails,
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