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gastropod or gasteropod (ˈɡæstrəˌpɒd)
1.  any mollusc of the class Gastropoda, typically having a flattened muscular foot for locomotion and a head that bears stalked eyes. The class includes the snails, whelks, limpets, and slugs
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Gastropoda
gasteropod or gasteropod
gastropodan or gasteropod
adj, —n
gas'tropodous or gasteropod

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