|1.||[ noun ] (zoology) freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell|
|Related terms:||gastropod garden_snail edible_snail scorpion_shell|
|2.||[ verb ] gather snails|
: "We went snailing in the summer"
|Related terms:||gather whelk escargot|
|3.||[ noun ] (chemistry,food) edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic|
|Related terms:||meat edible_snail|