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Noun: snail  sneyl
  1. Freshwater, marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
     
  2. Edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
    - escargot
Verb: snail  sneyl
  1. Gather snails
    "We went snailing in the summer"

Derived forms: snails, snailed, snailing

Type of: collect, garner, gasteropod [archaic], gastropod, gather, meat, pull together, univalve

Part of: edible snail, Helix pomatia

Encyclopedia: Snail