Definition of Escargots

1. Noun. (American English) Cooked land snails, usually served as an appetizer or starter ¹



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Definition of Escargots

1. escargot [n] - See also: escargot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escargots

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escarbuncle
escarbuncles
escargatoire
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escargots (current term)
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Literary usage of Escargots

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1. A New Book about London: A Quaint and Curious Volume of Forgotten Lore by Leopold Wagner (1921)
"On dishes, genuine Burgundy escargots, ready parsleyed and buttered for home consumption, subject only to heating afresh, are laid out, while small tubs ..."

2. Janus (1899)
"... d'un bandage dont la plaque, en forme de godet ou de cuiller, contiendra un tampon de laine, mobile. Tous les mutins, on prendra un ou deux escargots, ..."

3. Fish by S. Beaty-Pownall (1903)
"Blanch the escargots for ten minutes, then drain, and pick them carefully out of their shells, and place them in a basin full of water, ..."

4. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
"escargots A LA ... SYRUP OF SNAILS—Л certain cordial made with snail-meat (sirop d*escargots) is recommended by medical authorities as an ..."

5. Bulletin (Geological Survey of Western Australia). by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1904)
"sur une population de 800 escargots, chacun donne 20 sujets en moyenne par an. Le Jury, estimant que des résultats aussi complets méritent une juste ..."

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