decollate snail

[ dee-kol-it, dek-uh-lit ]
/ diˈkɒl ɪt, ˈdɛk ə lɪt /

noun

a cone-shaped, burrowing snail, Rumina decollata, that feeds on common brown garden snails.

Origin of decollate snail

< New Latin decollata, the specific epithet; see decollate1
Also called decollated awl snail.
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