Gastropod vs Gastropodous - What's the difference?

gastropod | gastropodous |


As a noun gastropod

is any member of a class of mollusks (gastropoda) that includes snails and slugs; univalve mollusk.

As an adjective gastropodous is

of or pertaining to gastropods (snails and the like).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

gastropod

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any member of a class of mollusks (Gastropoda) that includes snails and slugs; univalve mollusk.
  • Hypernyms

    * mollusc

    gastropodous

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to gastropods (snails and the like).
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 18, author=Andrew Ervin, title=Fiction Chronicle, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=And yet, despite its occasionally gastropodous pacing, “Exile” delivers the sort of torn-from-the-headlines story Patterson’s fans have come to expect. }}