- molluscum contagiosum,
- mollweide projection,
- molly maguire,
- molly maguires
Origin of mollusk
Examples from the Web for mollusks
Mere digestion and reproduction are carried to about the highest perfection which can be expected of them in worms and mollusks.
In point of intelligence, mollusks must be relegated to a very low position.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
Three of these demanded attention, those leading to mollusks, insects, and vertebrates.
Star-fishes are very destructive, and readily absorb the bodies of mollusks out of their shells.The Book of the Aquarium and Water Cabinet|Shirley Hibberd
The second class embraces the mollusks, or animals inhabiting shells.The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences|Edward Hitchcock
1783, mollusque (modern spelling from 1839), from French mollusque, from Modern Latin Mollusca (see Mollusca), the phylum name. Related: Molluscuous; molluscan.