Definition of Escargot

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

Exact synonyms: Snail
Substance meronyms: Edible Snail, Helix Pomatia
Generic synonyms: Meat
Derivative terms: Snail

Definition of Escargot

1. Noun. A dish, commonly associated with French cuisine, consisting of edible snails. ¹

2. Noun. A snail (often Helix pomatia) used in preparation of the dish of the same name. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Escargot

1. an edible snail [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escargot

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Literary usage of Escargot

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"The Voyage of the escargot'l will, we fear, show the planners of such holiday ... The material difficulties in the way of the escargot, the stony roads and ..."

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