Definition of moon snail in English:

moon snail

Syllabification: moon snail
(also moon shell)

noun

A marine mollusk with a shiny, almost spherical, shell and a large foot.
  • Family Naticidae, class Gastropoda: Natica and other genera
More example sentences
  • She was explaining about the moon snail, which they had come across while wading.
  • Atlantic moon shells are found along most of the East Coast.
  • Moon snails are carnivorous sand dwellers feeding mainly on clams and other snails

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