râb (#), halazun (#)
A general name for a member of the large group of terrestrial and fresh-water gastropod molluscs which have a coiled shell. → slug.
M.E. snail, snayl(e), O.E. snegel; cognate with M.H.G. snagel, dialectal Ger. Schnegel.
Râb, dialectal Gilaki and Tabari (also see Dehxodâ). Halazun, from Ar.