Definition of gastropod noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡæstrəpɒd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæstrəpɑːd//
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a mollusc such as a snail or slug, that moves on one large foot Word Originmodern Latin (plural), from Greek gastēr, gastr- ‘stomach’ + pous, pod- ‘foot’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gastropod