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- proper n. A taxonomic class within the phylum Mollusca — the gastropods or univalves.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. One of the classes of Mollusca, of great extent. It includes most of the marine spiral shells, and the land and fresh-water snails. They generally creep by means of a flat, muscular disk, or foot, on the ventral side of the body. The head usually bears one or two pairs of tentacles. See mollusca.
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- n. snails and slugs and their relatives
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