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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell; Edible terrestrial mollusk usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic v. - Gather mollusks with a spiral shell.

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  • The scene where that flying muppet carbonates beer with the guy riding a snail is a riot!
  • The Petit-gris snail is the most sought after variety worldwide.
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