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Meaning of MOLLUSK

Pronunciation:  'mâlusk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
 

MOLLUSK is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mollusc, shellfish
 
 See Also: bivalve, carapace, cephalopod, cephalopod mollusk, chiton, coat-of-mail shell, cuticle, gastropod, invertebrate, lamellibranch, Mollusca, pelecypod, phylum Mollusca, polyplacophore, scaphopod, sea cradle, shell, univalve

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mol"lusk\, n. [F. mollusque, L. mollusca a kind of soft
nut with a thin shell, fr. molluscus soft, mollis soft. See
{Mollify}.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Mollusca. [Written also {mollusc}.]

 

 

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