snail

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Synonyms for snail

freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell

edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic

gather snails

References in classic literature ?
There would his body he preserved in its icy sepulcher for countless ages, until on some far distant day the slow-moving river of ice had wound its snail-like way down to the warmer level, there to disgorge its grisly evidence of grim tragedy, and what in that far future age, might mean baffling mystery.