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Meaning of “snail” in the English Dictionary

"snail" in British English

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snailnoun [C]

uk   us   /sneɪl/
a ​smallcreature with a ​soft, ​wetbody and a round ​shell, that ​moves very ​slowly and often ​eatsgardenplants
(Definition of snail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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snailnoun [C]

 us   /sneɪl/
a ​smallanimal 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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