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Definition of Pond snail
pond snailLim naea Lim *n[ae]"a (l[i^]m*n[=e]"[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr.
limnai^os pertaining to a marsh, fr. li`mh a marsh.]
A genus of fresh-water air-breathing mollusks, abundant in
ponds and streams; -- called also pond snail. [Written also
Lymn[ae]a.] Pond snailSnail Snail (sn[=a]l), n. [OE. snaile, AS. sn[ae]gel, snegel,
sn[ae]gl; akin to G. schnecke, OHG. snecko, Dan. snegl, Icel.
(a) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial
air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus Helix
and many allied genera of the family Helicid[ae].
They are abundant in nearly all parts of the world
except the arctic regions, and feed almost entirely on
vegetation; a land snail.
(b) Any gastropod having a general resemblance to the true
snails, including fresh-water and marine species. See
Pond snail, under Pond, and Sea snail.
2. Hence, a drone; a slow-moving person or thing.
3. (Mech.) A spiral cam, or a flat piece of metal of spirally
curved outline, used for giving motion to, or changing the
position of, another part, as the hammer tail of a
4. A tortoise; in ancient warfare, a movable roof or shed to
protect besiegers; a testudo. [Obs.]
They had also all manner of gynes [engines] . . .
that needful is [in] taking or sieging of castle or
of city, as snails, that was naught else but hollow
pavises and targets, under the which men, when they
fought, were heled [protected], . . . as the snail
is in his house; therefore they cleped them snails.
5. (Bot.) The pod of the sanil clover.
Ear snail, Edible snail, Pond snail, etc. See under
Ear, Edible, etc.
Snail borer (Zo["o]l.), a boring univalve mollusk; a drill.
Snail clover (Bot.), a cloverlike plant (Medicago
scuttellata, also, M. Helix); -- so named from its
pods, which resemble the shells of snails; -- called also
snail trefoil, snail medic, and beehive.
Snail flower (Bot.), a leguminous plant (Phaseolus
Caracalla) having the keel of the carolla spirally coiled
like a snail shell.
Snail shell (Zo["o]l.), the shell of snail.
Snail trefoil. (Bot.) See Snail clover, above. Pond snailPond Pond, n. [Probably originally, an inclosed body of water,
and the same word as pound. See Pound an inclosure.]
A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and
usually of less extent than a lake. ``Through pond or pool.'
Pond hen (Zo["o]l.), the American coot. See Coot
Pond lily (Bot.), the water lily. See under Water, and
Illust. under Nymph[ae]a.
Pond snail (Zo["o]l.), any gastropod living in fresh-water
ponds or lakes. The most common kinds are air-breathing
snails (Pulmonifera) belonging to Limn[ae]a, Physa,
Planorbis, and allied genera. The operculated species are
pectinibranchs, belonging to Melantho, Valvata, and
various other genera.
Meaning of Pond snail from wikipedia
stagnalis, better known
as the great pond snail
, is a species
air-breathing freshwater snail
, an aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusk
- large-sized air-breathing freshwater snails
, aquatic pulmonate gastropod mollusks
in the family
Lymnaeidae, the pond snails
. Some species
are used in aquaculture...
- regions. These
are the dextral
(right-handed) pond snails
100 species. Planorbidae, "rams horn" snails
, with a worldwide
- non-aggressive fish that cohabit easily
. One should
also be aware
-reared red ramshorn snails
are able to carry various parasitic
- England, are limestones containing
the tightly packed remains
of the pond snail
of the Cenozoic
very large numbers
- Lymnaeidae, common
name the pond snails
, is a taxonomic family
air-breathing freshwater snails
, aquatic pulmonate gastropod
- canaliculata, commonly known
as the golden apple snail
or the channeled apple snail
, is a species
of large freshwater snail
and an operculum, an aquatic...
- For example, a species
of pond snail
trivolvis, can have their sensory neurons laser ablated
off when the snail
, these loaches
can help alleviate snail infestations
fish tanks, though
many have reported
that while pond loaches
do eat snails
- (channeled apple snail
) Physidae species
(bladder or tadpole snails
and melantho snails
) Lymnaea stagnalis
(great pond snail
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