Words nearby mollusk
Origin of mollusk
OTHER WORDS FROM molluskmol·lus·kan, mol·lus·can [muh-luhs-kuh n] /məˈlʌs kən/, adjective, nounmol·lusk·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for mollusc
There is just this difference, that the movement of the member in the mollusc is altogether contractile.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
The arrack had been carried off, and the mollusc lay, entirely destroyed, on one side.
Sometimes one is found in the body of the mollusc itself, but it is generally in the shell.
We were too hungry to wait, so we sat down to our mollusc meal.The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith|W.H.G. Kingston
Was then the mollusc or the chief the root from which the god grew up?The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions|Carveth Read