snail: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (snāl), [key]
— n.
  1. any mollusk of the class Gastropoda, having a spirally coiled shell and a ventral muscular foot on which it slowly glides about.
  2. a slow or lazy person; sluggard.
  3. a cam having the form of a spiral.
  4. a sweet roll in spiral form, esp. a cinnamon roll or piece of Danish pastry.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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