Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang

water snail

Origin of water snail
First recorded in 1555-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for water snail
Historical Examples
  • It was just what it seemed to be, the shell of a water snail.

    Old Farm Fairies: Henry Christopher McCook
  • Of these the best known are the block and tackle, the endless screw (worm gear), and the water snail, or Archimedean screw.

    The Story of Great Inventions Elmer Ellsworth Burns
  • Of two kinds of water snail found in the Thames, and among the commonest molluscs, one is a vegetable feeder.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for water snail

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for water

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for water snail