Water snail

Wa´ter snail`

1.(Zool.) Any aquatic pulmonate gastropod belonging to Planorbis, Limnæa, and allied genera; a pond snail.
2.(Mech.) The Archimedean screw.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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RSPB Cymru will be back with snail-friendly Maenor Malwen, made up of shelllike curves and circles as families can discover UK land and water snail species hidden within.
RSPB Cymru will be back with snailfriendly Maenor Malwen, made up of shell-like curves and circles as families can discover UK land and water snail species hidden within.
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Modeling fresh water snail habitat suitability and area as of potential snail- borne disease transmission in Uganda.
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Marukyo groundbait, pastes, pellets and boilies have been developed over decades and include some really interesting ingredients such as water snails, seaweed and silkworm cocoons.
The larval parasites initially develop in water snails and human infection occurs when parasite larvae burrow through the skin of people entering the water.
Toads, frogs, newts, dragonflies, water snails and beetles thrive in the ponds and the birds use them for drinking and bathing.