molluscoid

[muh-luhs-koid]

Origin of molluscoid

From the New Latin word Molluscoidea, dating back to 1850–55. See Mollusca, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for molluscoid

molluscoid

molluscoidal (ˌmɒlʌsˈkɔɪdəl)

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Molluscoidea, a former phylum including the brachiopods and bryozoans now classified separately

Word Origin for molluscoid

C19: via New Latin from Latin molluscus soft
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