Definition of Molluskan

1. Adjective. (rare) (alternative spelling of molluscan) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Molluskan

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molluskan

molluscoids
molluscous
molluscs
molluscum
molluscum bodies
molluscum body
molluscum conjunctivitis
molluscum contagiosum
molluscum contagiosum virus
molluscum corpuscle
molluscum verrucosum
mollusk
mollusk family
mollusk genus
mollusk venoms
molluskan (current term)
molluskans
molluskicidal
molluskicide
molluskicides
mollusklike
mollusks
molly-guard
molly-mawk
molly-mawks
mollycoddle
mollycoddled
mollycoddler
mollycoddlers

Literary usage of Molluskan

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1. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association (1890)
"... of fluviatile molluskan forms; the locality or habitat of the specimens in hand being known or having been ascertained, then to trace out and follow up ..."

2. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1921)
"... which builds a chiti- nous meshwork, generally overgrowing molluskan shells, and the surface of which rises in spiny elevations; hy, feeding polyps ..."

3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1896)
"Hayti, moreover, has been much better explored by naturalists than is generally supposed, while the molluskan fauna of Cuba is even better known than that ..."

4. A Text-book of Geology by Albert Perry Brigham (1900)
"The most striking addition to the molluskan fauna is the vast number of Cephalopods, ancestors of the Nautilus of today. A few, like the Nautilus, ..."

5. Physical Geography of the Evanston-Waukegan Region by Wallace Walter Atwood, James Walter Goldthwait (1908)
"The peat, a clay bed containing molluskan shells of nine genera (all existing species) was found ten feet above the lake. Farther down, on the contorted ..."

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