Definition of Molluscs

1. Noun. (plural of mollusc) ¹

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Definition of Molluscs

1. mollusc [n] - See also: mollusc

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molluscs

molluscan catch muscle
molluscs (current term)
molluscum bodies
molluscum body
molluscum conjunctivitis
molluscum contagiosum
molluscum contagiosum virus
molluscum corpuscle
molluscum verrucosum
mollusk family
mollusk genus
mollusk venoms

Literary usage of Molluscs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"THE series of molluscs is in many ways contrasted with that of Arthropods; thus the body of the Mollusc is un- segmented, and there are no appendages. ..."

2. Elementary Zoology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1901)
"OTHER molluscs. The branch Mollusca includes the fresh-water mussels, the clams, oysters, snails, and slugs, the cuttlefishes, and all that host of animals ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"... Nucula (Drew, :oi) and that of most molluscs that have been studied. Before segmentation the polar differentiation of the egg is but slightly indicated, ..."

4. Report (1904)
"The loam about the roots of these ferns was found to be the most favorable collecting ground for terrestrial molluscs, although many were ..."

5. Handbook of Zoology by Jan van der Hoeven (1856)
"molluscs (MOLL USCA). ALTHOUGH the name molluscs has a more general signification, and is also so used by us in this work, yet we prefer employing it in a ..."

6. Researches in Theoretical Geology by Henry Thomas De La Beche, William John Broderip (1834)
"These names are expressive of a gradual approach of the fossil molluscs contained in the rocks under consideration to those which live in the present seas, ..."

7. The Sea and Its Living Wonders by Georg Hartwig (1892)
"SIMPLE or compound, free or sessile, peopling the high seas or lining the shores, the marine molluscs, branching out into more than ten thousand species, ..."

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