from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various mollusks of the class Gastropoda, such as the snail, slug, cowrie, or limpet, characteristically having a single, usually coiled shell or no shell at all, a ventral muscular foot for locomotion, and eyes and feelers located on a distinct head.
- adj. Of or belonging to the class Gastropoda.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any member of a class of mollusks (Gastropoda) that includes snails and slugs; univalve mollusk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the Gastropoda.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See gasteropod, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
From New Latin Gastropoda, class name : gastro- + -poda, -pod.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)