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snailnoun [C]

uk   /sneɪl/ us   /sneɪl/
a small creature with a soft, wet body and a round shell, that moves very slowly and often eats garden plants
(Definition of snail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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snailnoun [C]

us   /sneɪl/
a small animal that has a shell and moves very slowly
(Definition of snail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snail”
in Korean 달팽이…
in Arabic حَلَزون…
in Malaysian siput…
in French escargot…
in Russian улитка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蝸牛…
in Italian chiocciola…
in Turkish salyangoz…
in Polish ślimak…
in Spanish caracol…
in Vietnamese con ốc sên…
in Portuguese caracol…
in Thai หอยทาก…
in German die Schnecke…
in Catalan caragol…
in Japanese カタツムリ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蜗牛…
in Indonesian siput…
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