decollate snail

[ dee-kol-it, dek-uh-lit ]

  1. 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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