- molluscum contagiosum,
- mollweide projection,
- molly maguire,
- molly maguires
Origin of mollusk
Examples from the Web for molluscs
He was an ardent botanist, a collector of insects and molluscs, and one of the pioneers in the anatomy of birds.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work|P. Chalmers Mitchell
In this way they destroy an immense number of molluscs, and become most injurious to the pearl-fisheries.
In the same way, nearly all the Molluscs that have spiral shells roll their coils from left to right.The Life of the Spider|J. Henri Fabre
He prefers to eat other molluscs--he is carnivorous, a flesh-eater; but these other molluscs do not wait to be eaten.On the Seashore|R. Cadwallader Smith
In Molluscs the sack-shaped and non-articulate body is the distinguishing feature.The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)|Ernst Haeckel
1783, mollusque (modern spelling from 1839), from French mollusque, from Modern Latin Mollusca (see Mollusca), the phylum name. Related: Molluscuous; molluscan.