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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic.

Usage examples (34)
  • The escargot was another appetizer that was presented simply but has so many layers to it.
  • It's sort of a Hollywood ending with escargot, which is not the least of Woody's inside jokes.
  • Truckers have joined the protest, running so-called "escargot"
  • They call it "escargot," but they're not referring to snails in a buttery/garlic sauce. for more
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