: 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

Word History


New Latin, from agrio- + Latin limax snail

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Agriolimax was in 1875

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“Agriolimax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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