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garden snail Line breaks: gar¦den snail

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of garden snail in English:


A large European snail with a brownish shell, often abundant in gardens.
  • Helix aspersa, family Helicidae
Example sentences
  • Among the snails, the garden snail Helix aspersa is the worst culprit.
  • They include the familiar garden snail and slug, but also thousands of less known species.
  • I think the average garden snail has a better metabolism than my feline.
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