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ESCARGOT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does escargot mean? 

ESCARGOT (noun)
  The noun ESCARGOT has 1 sense:

1. edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic

  Familiarity information: ESCARGOT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ESCARGOT (noun)


Sense 1escargot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

escargot; snail

Hypernyms ("escargot" is a kind of...):

meat (the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food)

Holonyms ("escargot" is a substance of...):

edible snail; Helix pomatia (one of the chief edible snails)


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