Meaning of “snail” in the English Dictionary

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"snail" in British English

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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)

"snail" in American English

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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)