giant snail

  1. any land snail of the genus Achatina and related genera, mostly of tropical Africa, having shells up to 9 inches (23 centimeters) high.

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How to use giant snail in a sentence

  • A wren hunted insects among the branches, and a hawk found a giant snail crawling up the trunk and devoured it.

    Jungle Peace | William Beebe