Definition of gastropod
: any of a large class (Gastropoda) of mollusks (such as snails and slugs) usually with a univalve shell or none and a distinct head bearing sensory organs
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The resulting creation, an art car called The Golden Mean, is a golden gastropod that glows in the dark and shoots rings of fire from its feelers.
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Origin and Etymology of gastropod
New Latin Gastropoda, class name
First Known Use: 1826See Words from the same year
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