Origin of escargotFrench
An edible snail, especially one prepared as an appetizer or entrée.
Origin of escargotFrench from Old French escargol from Old Provençal escaragol probably from variant of dialectal escarabol ( perhaps influenced by Occitan cagarol, caragol snail ) from Latin scarabaeus beetle ; see scarab .
(countable and uncountable, plural escargots)
- Coming in at only 3 calories each, escargot is low in carbohydrate grams and nutrient dense.
- Escargot - There are 116 varieties of edible snails.
- Perfect for those dining on a budget, Yesterdays serves everything from buffalo wings to escargot at a reasonable price.
- Delicacies such as frog legs and escargot are served as appetizers and the elegantly designed restaurant serves a variety of main entrees, including roast rack of lamb, New York sirloin steak and veal.
- The menu reflects this blend by offering notable items like bobotie (sweet ground beef curry), escargot and filet au poivre. 10 Degrees South 4183 Roswell Road NE.