Definition of escargot in English:


Syllabification: es·car·got
Pronunciation: /ˌeskärˈgō


  • A snail, especially as an item on a menu.
    More example sentences
    • No, I did not include escargots on the menu.
    • Next we had a plate of escargots and clams in garlic butter.
    • This was followed by a salad of new potatoes, julienned carrots, fresh chives, pine nuts and escargots braised in hazelnut oil.


French, from Old French escargol, from Provençal escaragol.

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