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Noun: seasnail  'see,sneyl
  1. Small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish
    - snailfish, sea snail, Liparis liparis
     
  2. Any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids

Derived forms: sea snails, seasnails

Type of: gasteropod [archaic], gastropod, scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish, univalve

Part of: genus Liparis, Liparis

Encyclopedia: Seasnail