any gastropod of the widely distributed order Stylommatophora, containing usually small, brown or mottled hermaphroditic snails: some more colorful species, introduced into North America, are agricultural pests.
any terrestrial snail.
[land-stahy-ner; German lahnt-shtahy-nuh r] /ˈlændˌstaɪ nər; German ˈlɑntˌʃtaɪ nər/ noun 1. Karl [kahrl;; German kahrl] /kɑrl;; German kɑrl/ (Show IPA), 1868–1943, Austrian pathologist in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1930. /German ˈlantˌʃtaɪnər/ noun 1. Karl (karl). 1868–1943, Austrian immunologist, who discovered (1900) human blood groups and introduced the ABO classification system. He also discovered (1940) the […]
[German lahnt-shtoo rm] /German ˈlɑntˌʃtʊərm/ noun, (in certain European countries) 1. a general draft of people in time of war. 2. the force so drafted or subject to such draft, consisting of all who are capable of bearing arms and not in the army, navy, or Landwehr. /ˈlantʃtʊrm/ noun (in German-speaking countries) 1. a reserve […]
[German lahnt-tahkh] /German ˈlɑntˌtɑx/ noun, History/Historical. 1. the legislature of certain states in Germany. /ˈlɑːntˌtɑːk/ noun 1. the legislative assembly of each state in present-day Germany and Austria 2. the estates of principalities in medieval and modern Germany 3. the assembly of numerous states in 19th-century Germany
- Land tax
noun 1. (formerly) a tax payable annually by virtue of ownership of land, abolished in Britain in 1963