Mollusk

mollusk

(Science: marine biology, zoology) One of the mollusca.

Alternative forms: mollusc.

Origin: F. Mollusque, L. Mollusca a kind of soft nut with a thin shell, fr. Molluscus soft, mollis soft. See Mollify.

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