gastropod :

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

  • 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.
  • In Maine the small saltwater gastropod that abounds on the rocky coast is known as a piniwinkle (all three i's short as in pin), although referred to as a periwinkle in other .
  • Whispering reporters discovered that a "spatfall" is a crop of oysters larvae; that the slipper limpet, a small marine gastropod mollusk with only one valve, dearly loves to feed .

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