Agriolimax

noun Ag·ri·o·li·max \ˌa-grē-ō-ˈlī-ˌmaks\

Definition of Agriolimax

  1. :  a genus of slugs (family Limacidae) including a common garden pest (A. agrestis) and several forms that serve as intermediate hosts for worm parasites of vertebrates

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Origin and Etymology of agriolimax

New Latin, from agrio- + Latin limax snail


First Known Use: 1875


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