edible snail

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  • noun

Synonyms for edible snail

one of the chief edible snails

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Helen Howard, who runs an edible snail farming business with her daughter in Kent and Staffordshire, says: "We have seen a huge increase in demand in recent years.
I had thought that the edible snail might be a separate breed, but, no, they are plucked from the hedgebacks and laired on sawdust for a time to cleanse the internals.
BEST reason yet for giving up dairy farming and filling empty byres with racks of edible snails bound for continental markets?
POLICE are on the slimy trail of a gang of slippery poachers who have stolen thousands of edible snails.
Today there are roughly 116 types of edible snails.