gastropod definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous mollusks associated with course Gastropoda, such as the snail, slug, cowrie, or limpet, characteristically having one, often coiled layer or no shell anyway, a ventral muscular foot for locomotion, and eyes and feelers situated on a distinct mind.
    • Any person in a course of mollusks (Gastropoda) which includes snails and slugs; univalve mollusk.
    • one of many Gastropoda.
    • a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
  • adjective:
    • Of or of the class Gastropoda.
  • others:
    • etc. See gasteropod, etc.

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