green snail


Definition of green snail

1 or less commonly green shell : a large turban shell (Turbo marmoratus) that is common in the Indian ocean and has a bright green shell with a nacreous lining
2 : a common greenish garden snail (Helix aperta) that is a pest in parts of southern California

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“Green snail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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