Definitions

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  • noun Any of many New World fish of the genus Poecilia, formerly called Mollienesia
  • noun informal = Molotov cocktail

Etymologies

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Diminutive abbreviation; compare Mollie ("Molotov").

Examples

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  • An often boisterous gathering of captains of whaling ships in the cabin of one of them.

    One of the more specialized words in English, I think. Etymology: the much more familiar mallemaroking.

    August 26, 2010

  • If it's not in Moby-Dick, it can't be genuine.

    August 26, 2010