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garden snail

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(Animals) any of several land snails common in gardens, where they may become pests, esp Helix aspersa, and sometimes including Cepaea nemoralis, common in woods and hedgerows
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Noun1.garden snail - any of several inedible snails of the genus Helixgarden snail - any of several inedible snails of the genus Helix; often destructive pests
snail - freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
genus Helix, Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
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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