Helix pomatia
Edible Ed"i*ble, a. [L. edibilis, fr. edere to eat. See {Eat}.] Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes. --Bacon. -- n. Anything edible. [1913 Webster]

{Edible bird's nest}. See {Bird's nest}, 2.

{Edible crab} (Zo["o]l.), any species of crab used as food, esp. the American blue crab ({Callinectes hastatus}). See {Crab}.

{Edible frog} (Zo["o]l.), the common European frog ({Rana esculenta}), used as food.

{Edible snail} (Zo["o]l.), any snail used as food, esp. {Helix pomatia} and {H. aspersa} of Europe. [1913 Webster]


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