Definitions of seasnail
  1. noun
    small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish
    synonyms: Liparis liparis, sea snail, snailfish
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    type of:
    scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish
    fishes having the head armored with bony plates
  2. noun
    any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids
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    neritid, neritid gastropod
    operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell
    large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell
    tropical marine gastropods having beautifully colored spiral shells
    moon shell, moonshell
    marine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spires
    periwinkle, winkle
    edible marine gastropod
    any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas
    a neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum
    Nerita peloronta, bleeding tooth
    gastropod having reddish toothlike projections around the shell opening; of the Caribbean area
    ornately marked and brightly colored snails of brackish waters
    Patella vulgata, common limpet
    marine limpet
    Diodora apertura, Fissurella apertura, keyhole limpet
    marine limpet having a conical shell with an opening at the apex
    type of:
    gastropod, univalve
    a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
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