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

More definitions of moon snail

Definition of moon snail in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
noun
a small amount; a little