noun, plural mol·lus·ca [muh-luhs-kuh] /məˈlʌs kə/. Pathology.
Words nearby molluscum
Origin of molluscum
OTHER WORDS FROM molluscummol·lus·cous, adjective
Examples from the Web for molluscous
Described in the Voyage de la Coquille, and represented as a molluscous animal destitute of a shell.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby
The same holds good, with certain limitations, in Molluscous and Radiated animals.The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)|Ernst Haeckel
The Molluscous Gasteropoda have the organs of respiration formed for aerial respiration, or for respiration under water.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
In estuaries it feeds on crustaceous and molluscous animals and small fish, which it obtains by diving.British Birds in their Haunts|Rev. C. A. Johns
It is also applied to imitations of such stones in glass, called “pastes,” or on the shells of molluscous animals.