gastropod gastropod

Definition(s):

  • (n) a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes

Usage(s):

  • A gastropod with a chip on its shell wirelessly picks up a message from one reader and eventually moseys 50 cm to the other, at which point the missive dashes over the Internet.

News

  • 'Turbo': A snail in the winner's circle

    Review: The DreamWorks cartoon “Turbo” is a supercharged charmer about a go-go gastropod.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /