Definition of Garden snail

1. Noun. Any of several inedible snails of the genus Helix; often destructive pests.

Generic synonyms: Snail
Group relationships: Genus Helix, Helix
Specialized synonyms: Brown Snail, Helix Aspersa, Helix Hortensis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garden Snail

garden party
garden path
garden path sentence
garden path sentences
garden paths
garden pea
garden pea plant
garden pepper cress
garden pink
garden plant
garden rake
garden rhubarb
garden rocket
garden roller
garden shears
garden snail (current term)
garden sorrel
garden spade
garden spider
garden strawberry
garden symphilid
garden tool
garden trowel
garden truck
garden variety
garden violet
garden webworm
gardened
gardener
gardener's delight

Literary usage of Garden snail

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"References—Wild Life, Ingersoll; The Natural History of Some Common Animals, Latter. LESSON CVI THE garden snail ..."

2. Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley (1825)
"On the Horn of Plenty, a Variety of the Common garden snail. A most beautiful specimen of the monstrosity of the common garden snail (Helix aspersa) called ..."

3. The Oyster, Clam, and Other Common Mollusks by Alpheus Hyatt (1880)
"... shaded places, and in the woods; but the best specimens are the edible snails, imported to New York from France, and our common garden snail. ..."

4. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"References—Wild Life, Ingersoll; The Natural History of Some Common Animals, Latter. LESSON CVI THE garden snail ..."

5. Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley (1825)
"On the Horn of Plenty, a Variety of the Common garden snail. A most beautiful specimen of the monstrosity of the common garden snail (Helix aspersa) called ..."

6. The Oyster, Clam, and Other Common Mollusks by Alpheus Hyatt (1880)
"... shaded places, and in the woods; but the best specimens are the edible snails, imported to New York from France, and our common garden snail. ..."

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