[ es-kar-goh; English es-kahr-goh ]
/ ɛs karˈgoʊ; English ˌɛs kɑrˈgoʊ /
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noun, plural es·car·gots [es-kar-goh; English es-kahr-gohz]. /ɛs karˈgoʊ; English ˌɛs kɑrˈgoʊz/. French.
an edible snail.
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Example sentences from the Web for escargot
As guests nibbled on escargot and lamb chops at the newly renovated Jefferson Hotel, Reagan sought to explain his iconic father.
The escargot is found chiefly in the wine countries, especially Burgundy, where it feeds on the leaves of the vine.Old and New Paris, v. 2|Henry Sutherland Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for escargot
/ French (ɛskarɡo) /
a variety of edible snail, usually eaten with a sauce made of melted butter and garlic
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