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Snail appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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The word snail is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun snail

What does snail mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: snails

  1. freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic words: gastropod / univalve = a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
    • more specific terms:
      • scorpion shell = any of numerous tropical marine snails that as adults have the outer lip of the aperture produced into a series of long curved spines
      • Helix pomatia / edible snail = one of the chief edible snails
      • garden snail = any of several inedible snails of the genus Helix
    • collective noun: escargatoire / rout / walk
    • collateral adjective: gastropodian
    • culinary noun for meat: escargot
  2. edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of snail: escargot
    • more generic word: meat = the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
    • substance of: edible snail / Helix pomatia = one of the chief edible snails

Alternative definition of the noun snail


  1. Any of very many animals (either hermaphroditic or nonhermaphroditic), of the class Gastropoda, having a coiled shell.
  2. A slow person; a sluggard.

Definition of the verb snail

What does snail mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: snailed | snailing | snails

  1. gather snails


SNAIL is an Aviation waypoint.


  1. Snail a.k.a. Maciej Starosta is a musician, musical artist.
  2. Snail a.k.a. Chris Snail is a cinematographer.
  3. Snail a.k.a. David Cooke: Biography David Cooke, who performs and records under the alias ‘Snail’ has had many musical guises.

There are other people with in their name, like Azalia Snail, Brandi Snail, Richard Snail, Snail's Pace Slim, Snail's-Pace Slim.


  1. Snail is a musical group.
    • albums: "All Channels Are Open", "Snail", "Blood", "Terminus"
    • official website:
  2. Snail is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Snail Ramp.


  1. Snail is a fictional character from Green Screen Adventures.
  2. snail is a fictional film character.


  1. "Snail" a.k.a. "Shablool" is a 1970 album by Arik Einstein and Shalom Hanoch.
  2. "Snail" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Snail" is a musical album of Snail.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  4. "Snail" is a musical album of Snail.


"Snail" is a book by Karen Hartley & Chris Macro.


"Snail" is a 2013 short comedy romance film written and directed by Deborah Attoinese.


Snail is a TV program.

  • award:
    • PaekSang Arts Award for Best TV Drama
    • PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television nomination for Lee Mi-sook
    • PaekSang Arts Award for Best TV Drama
    • PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television, received by Lee Mi-sook

Phrases with Snail

Phrases starting with the word Snail:

  1. snail bean
  2. Snail Kite
  3. snail mail
  4. Snail Kites
  5. Snail Sedge
  6. snail butter
  7. snail darter
  8. snail flower
  9. Snail Medick
  10. Snail Orchid
  11. snail-flower
  12. Snail's Pace

Phrases ending with the word Snail:

  1. sea snail
  2. Atom Snail
  3. Milk Snail
  4. brown snail
  5. Chink Snail
  6. Grove snail
  7. edible snail
  8. garden snail

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Snail

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Google previewInquiry into Life (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

A land snail is a common name for any of the numerous species of snail that live on land, as opposed to those that live in salt water and fresh water.

Google previewIn One Tidepool

Crabs, Snails and Salty Tails by Anthony D. Fredericks

The Flamingo Tongue Snail is a common tidepool inhabitant found along parts of the East Coast. More than 65,000 species of snails live in marine, freshwater and land environments. Fantastic Fact: The Black Turban Snail may live to be 25 ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Asclepiadaceae Origins: Greek kochlos, kochlias "snail, snail-shell, spiral shell" and anthos "flower." Cochlianthus Benth. Fabaceae Origins: Greek kochlos, kochlias "snail, anything spirally twisted" and anthos "flower." Cochleanthes Raf.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Snail, snāl,n.atermforthespecies ofterrestrial Gasteropoda which have wellformed spiral shells—the more typical snails belonging to the genus Helix, of the family Helicidæ, having the shell of many whorls, globose, ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

SMYTH–SNAIL. and probation after death for those who have not known of and decisively rejected Christ in this life. The matter went to the Mass. supreme court, on appeal in respect to points of law—the trustees of the seminary sustaining ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Folk Medicine (2004)

Old World and New World Traditions by Gabrielle Hatfield

The snail was a recognized part of the official English materia medica, used especially to treat consumption (see, for example, Salmon 1693: 693). This recipe was also used in domestic medicine. Nathan Coward, of Dersingham, in Norfolk, ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The Everglade snail kite is a highly vocal bird with a rasping, chattering call. The Everglade snail kite is a medium- sized hawk that ranges from Florida south to northern Argentina. It is found in much of Central America and in South America ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: A-B (1999)

by S. Gangolli

Hordeum sativum barley Lymnaea acuminata mollusc Hordeum vulgare barley Lymnaea stagnalis freshwater snail Hyacinthus orientalis plant Lymnea acuminata freshwater snail Hyale plumulosa amphipod Lysimachia capillipes loosestrife ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Stinking Sea Snail Aplysia . . Stinking Sea Snail. 9 3 s o Mu LT 1 v Alv Es Č. d Fissurella. -- ~ pieces Patella Limpet 3. #3 Conical . Cos IV Alves Patella . . Limpet cropoula. --- # = - s Halyotis . Sea ear. Calyptraea. ał ; GAstroropa < - l Nerita. ; 3 ...

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Quotes about Snail

slow but sure
but if i fall
i rise again
and begin
slow but sure
like a snail
like a worm
inching my way
to my
i am not in hurry
side by side
with another worm
another snail
oh we're just
having fun
together (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of S1N1A1I1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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