family Helicidae


family Helicidae
noun
land snails including the common edible snail and some pests
Syn: ↑Helicidae
Hypernyms: ↑mollusk family
Member Holonyms: ↑Pulmonata, ↑order Pulmonata
Member Meronyms: ↑Helix, ↑genus Helix

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