genus Helix


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Noun1.genus Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Helicidae, Helicidae - land snails including the common edible snail and some pests
edible snail, Helix pomatia - one of the chief edible snails
garden snail - any of several inedible snails of the genus Helix; often destructive pests
brown snail, Helix aspersa - serious garden pest having a brown shell with paler zigzag markings; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
Helix hortensis - a kind of garden snail
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The snails traditionally eaten in France belong to the genus Helix.