Molluscan Mol*lus"can, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to mollusks. -- n. A mollusk; one of the Mollusca. [1913 Webster]

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  • molluscan — mollusc (US mollusk) ► NOUN Zoology ▪ an invertebrate animal of a large group including snails, slugs, and mussels, with a soft unsegmented body and often an external shell. DERIVATIVES molluscan adjective. ORIGIN from Latin mollis soft …   English terms dictionary

  • molluscan — adjective see mollusk …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • molluscan — mol·lus·can also mol·lus·kan (mə lŭsʹkən) adj. Of or relating to the mollusks. n. A mollusk. * * * …   Universalium

  • molluscan — adjective Relating to mollusks …   Wiktionary

  • molluscan — mol·lus·can || mÉ‘lÉ™skÉ™n / mÉ’ n. mollusc, class of shellfish adj. of a mollusc, of the class of Mollusca …   English contemporary dictionary

  • molluscan — mol·lus·can …   English syllables

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  • Mollusca — Temporal range: Cambrian–Recent …   Wikipedia

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