a large edible European snail, Helix pomatia, the usual escargot of menus, erroneously thought to have been introduced to northern Europe by the Romans
noun, Horology. 1. a striking mechanism of c1700, giving the equivalent in tones of Roman numerals, a bell of one pitch striking once for each number I, a bell of another pitch striking once for V, twice for X.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or of the nature of romance; characteristic or suggestive of the world of romance: a romantic adventure. 2. fanciful; impractical; unrealistic: romantic ideas. 3. imbued with or dominated by idealism, a desire for adventure, chivalry, etc. 4. characterized by a preoccupation with love or by the idealizing of love or […]
noun 1. a light and humorous movie, play, etc., whose central plot is a happy love story. 2. a genre of comedy represented by such works.
verb (used with object), romanticized, romanticizing. 1. to make romantic; invest with a romantic character: Many people romanticize the role of an editor. verb (used without object), romanticized, romanticizing. 2. to hold romantic notions, ideas, etc. verb 1. (intransitive) to think or act in a romantic way 2. (transitive) to interpret according to romantic precepts […]