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  • n. Plural form of mollusk.

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Examples

  • After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea – how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land – my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.

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  • Hmm … if only we knew a paleontologist who specializes in mollusks.

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  • The result is this popular guide to a knowledge of the families of living mollusks, which is also an aid to the identification of shells native and foreign.

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  • My wrestling match with the mollusks was a successful one.

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  • Biaggi said stopping the mollusks is the agency's second priority for protecting the lake that straddles the Nevada-California line, topped only by the prevention of catastrophic wildfires.

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  • On Wednesday, Denton and other biologists wearing waders and rubber gloves gathered samples of dirt, water and various invertebrate animals such as mollusks at two Galveston beaches.

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  • Some collection of marine resources, such as mollusks and algae for agar production, also takes place.

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  • In such clear and comparatively shallow water there often grow countless myriads of animals, such as mollusks and corals, whose shells and skeletons of carbonate of lime gradually accumulate in beds of limestone.

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  • Small shell-building organisms are food for invertebrates, such as mollusks and small fish, which in turn are food for larger predators.

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  • Denton and other biologists wearing waders and rubber gloves gathered dirt, water and various invertebrate animals such as mollusks at two Galveston beaches.

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