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molluscoid

[muh-luhs-koid] /məˈlʌs kɔɪd/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the phylum Molluscoidea, in certain classifications comprising the bryozoans and brachiopods.
Origin of molluscoid
1850-1855
From the New Latin word Molluscoidea, dating back to 1850-55. See Mollusca, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for molluscoid

molluscoid

/mɒˈlʌskɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Molluscoidea, a former phylum including the brachiopods and bryozoans now classified separately
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Latin molluscus soft
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