HyperDic: mollusc

English > 1 sense of the word mollusc:
NOUNanimalmollusc, mollusk, shellfishinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
English > mollusc: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninginvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell.
Synonymsmollusk, shellfish
Member ofMollusca, phylum Molluscagastropods
Partscarapace, shell, cuticle, shieldHard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
shellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Narrowerbivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
cephalopod, cephalopod molluskmarine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
chiton, coat-of-mail shell, sea cradle, polyplacophorePrimitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
gastropod, univalveA class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
scaphopodburrowing marine mollusk
BroaderinvertebrateAny animal lacking a backbone or notochord
Spanishmolusco, moluscos
Catalanmol·lusc

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