de collate snail

decollate snail

[dee-kol-it, dek-uh-lit]
noun
a cone-shaped, burrowing snail, Rumina decollata, that feeds on common brown garden snails.
Also called decollated awl snail.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin decollata, the specific epithet; see decollate1

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