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noun, adjective
  1. a variant of gastropod
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Examples from the Web for gasteropod

Historical Examples

  • One of the lowest forms of tongues is that of the gasteropod.

    Birds and all Nature, Vol. V, No. 1, January 1899


  • The growth of nearly all gasteropod shells is marked by periods of rest.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide

    Augusta Foote Arnold

  • Another association is that of a gasteropod with one of the acephala.

  • We can tell you even the precise kind—it is the Gasteropod kind.

  • A good knowledge of the parts of a gasteropod shell is essential to the student, and it can readily be acquired.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide

    Augusta Foote Arnold