Definition of escargot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɛˈskɑːɡəʊ/
Pronunciation: /ɛˈskɑːɡəʊ/


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.


French, from Old French escargol, from Provençal escaragol.

Words that rhyme with escargot

Argo, argot, cargo, Chicago, embargo, farrago, largo, Margot, Otago, Santiago, virago

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