Escargatoire

Escargatoire

 a nursery for snails, 1705, hence, a large number of snails.
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a pogrom of beloveds a covey of towhees an escargatoire of sunflowers a
The group of large, bright pink snails--an "escargatoire"--that invaded downtown Bentonville last month serves as a hint of what the 21c Museum Hotel going up nearby will bring to the community.