escargot

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noun es·car·got \ˌe-ˌskär-ˈgō\

Definition of escargot

plural

escargots

play \ˌe-ˌskär-ˈgō(z)\
  1. :  a snail prepared for use as food

Origin and Etymology of escargot

French, snail, from Medieval French, from Old Occitan escaragol


First Known Use: circa 1892


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