Schnecke

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German[edit]

Eine Schnecke

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sneggo, snecco, from Proto-Germanic *sneggô.

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Noun[edit]

Schnecke f ‎(genitive Schnecke, plural Schnecken, diminutive Schneckchen n or Schnecklein n)

  1. snail, slug
  2. (slang) An attractive woman; chick.
  3. The cochlea in the inner ear.
  4. A screw or worm thread.
  5. The carved wooden spiral at the end of a stringed instrument's fingerboard (scroll)
  6. pastry in the form of a snail.

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