Definition of Edible snail

1. Noun. One of the chief edible snails.

Exact synonyms: Helix Pomatia
Generic synonyms: Snail
Group relationships: Genus Helix, Helix
Terms within: Escargot, Snail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edible Snail

edible-podded pea
edible asparagus
edible banana
edible bean
edible cockle
edible corn
edible dormice
edible dormouse
edible fat
edible frog
edible fruit
edible mussel
edible nut
edible sea urchin
edible seed
edible snail (current term)
edibleness
ediblenesses
edibles
edict
edictal
edictally
edicts
edificant
edification
edifications
edificator
edificators
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Literary usage of Edible snail

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1. A Junior Course of Practical Zoology by Arthur Milnes Marshall (1899)
"THE edible snail. Helix pomatia. • THE snail is a terrestrial animal, ... The edible snail occurs in many parts of England, and can be readily obtained from ..."

2. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"SHELL OF edible snail (Helix pomatia). WHEN the shell has its apex directed upwards, and its aperture downwards and towards the reader, its spire, ..."

3. The Visitor, Or, Monthly Instructor by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1850)
"In the woods, at some parts of our island, we may find numbers of an allied species, the edible snail (helix pomatia), crowding together during the winter ..."

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