edible snail

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Noun1.Edible snail - one of the chief edible snailsedible snail - one of the chief edible snails  
snail - freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
genus Helix, Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
escargot, snail - edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
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Aspects of the life cycle, population dynamics, growth and secondary production of the edible snail Helix lucorum L.
THIS time, after last week's delve into the undergrowth to meet the edible snail, I'm returning to a spot of baking, which may come as somewhat of a relief.
Similarly, Cobbinah (1993) stated that the glandular substances from edible snail cause agglutination of certain bacteria.
Sanitary care should be taken in order to avoid pest infestation in fishponds where this edible snail can be cultured.
Helen Howard, who runs an edible snail farming business with her daughter in Kent and Staffordshire, says: "We have seen a huge increase in demand in recent years.