snail

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snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti cochlea
snail shell, shaped like cochleate
perennial tropical American vine cultivated for its racemes of showy yellow and purple flowers having the corolla keel coiled like a snail shell; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus corkscrew flower , Phaseolus caracalla , snail-flower , snail bean , snailflower , snail flower , Vigna caracalla
snail, edible escargot
edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic escargot , snail
land snails including the common edible snail and some pests family Helicidae , Helicidae
kind of garden snail Helix hortensis
evergreen shrub of southern European highlands having downy foliage and a succession of yellow flowers throughout the summer followed by curious snail-shaped pods Medicago arborea , moon trefoil
purple-dye snail murex
small snail-eating perch of the Tennessee River Percina tanasi , snail darter
small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked periwinkle , winkle
large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell whelk
large marine snail much used as food in Europe whelk
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