Definition of Mollusc

1. Noun. Invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell.




Definition of Mollusc

1. n. Same as Mollusk.

Definition of Mollusc

1. Noun. A soft-bodied invertebrate of the phylum Mollusca, typically with a hard shell of one or more pieces. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) A weak-willed person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mollusc

1. mollusk [n -S] - See also: mollusk

Medical Definition of Mollusc

1. Same as Mollusk. (19 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mollusc

mollifications
mollifie
mollified
mollifier
mollifiers
mollifies
mollify
mollifying
mollifyingly
mollipilose
mollisol
mollisols
mollities
mollitude
molls
mollusc (current term)
mollusca
molluscacides
molluscan
molluscan catch muscle
molluscans
molluscicidal
molluscicide
molluscicides
molluscivore
molluscivores
mollusclike
molluscoid
molluscoidal

Literary usage of Mollusc

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1. The British and American Drama of To-day: Outlines for Their Study by Barrett Harper Clark (1921)
"As a technical feat there are few plays in the realm of recent English drama so neatly balanced, so economical, as " The mollusc." It is unquestionably ..."

2. Nights at the Play by Henry Mackinnon Walbrook (1911)
"THE mollusc in Mr. Hubert H. Davies' remarkably dainty comedy, " The mollusc ... She can only smile, and smile, and smile, and be a mollusc. ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"A S. and Woodward, BB Note on the occurrence of freshwater mollusc:! in a water-main at Poplar. Stratford. Essex Nat., 13, 1903, (80-811. [2219 2231]. ..."

4. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1896)
"I. Organisation of the Primitive mollusc. The hypothetical primitive' mollusc, reconstructed from the results of morphological research, may he described as ..."

5. Blood of Things: A Second Book of Free Forms by Alfred Kreymborg (1920)
"... mollusc Try your dagger elsewhere. You will only snap it here. Her heart is a mollusc. It never leaves her body. BOY-LIGHTNING Oh, big Mister Cloud, ..."

6. Typical Forms and Special Ends in Creation by James McCosh, George Dickie (1857)
"MODIFICATIONS OP THE ARCHETYPE mollusc. Cephalopoda, or cuttle-fishes. These remarkable animals are usually placed in the foremost ranks of the molluscan ..."

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