Meaning of ramshorn snail in English:

ramshorn snail

Pronunciation /ˈramzhɔːn/


  • A European freshwater snail which has a flat spiral shell.

    Family Planorbidae: several genera

    ‘Among the natural wonders that should be protected are stag beetles, and ramshorn snails; habitats including salt meadows and oak woods; and rare plants such as the lady's slipper orchid.’
    • ‘Colombian ramshorn snails lay their eggs in a blob often larger than the snail that produced it.’
    • ‘A generation ago, the European Red Ramshorn Snail was a common sight in freshwater aquariums.’