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escargot

Line breaks: es¦car|got
Pronunciation: /ɛˈskɑːɡəʊ
 
, ɪ-/

Definition of escargot in English:

noun

The edible snail, especially as an item on a menu.
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.

Origin

French, from Old French escargol, from Provençal escaragol.

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