from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, belonging to, or resembling the mollusks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling the true mollusks; belonging to the Molluscoidea.
  • n. Any of the Molluscoidea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling the true mollusks; belonging to the Molluscoidea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a mollusk; molluscan or molluscous.
  • Specifically, as much like a mollusk as a brachiopod or a moss-animal is; pertaining to the Molluscoidea, or having their characters.
  • n. An animal of the group Molluscoidea in any sense.


Mollusca +‎ -oid (Wiktionary)


  • The next molluscoid find was a cluster of eggs hidden likewise under the fallen leaves.

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  • We are so inveterately wedded to the conceptual decomposition of life that I know that this will seem to you like putting muddiest confusion in place of clearest thought, and relapsing into a molluscoid state of mind.

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  • These can include loose/unstable joints which are prone to frequent dislocations, joint pain, fragile skin that bruises or tears easily, severe scarring, slow and poor wound healing, development of fleshy lesions (molluscoid pseudo tumors), chronic debilitating musculoskeletal pain, poor muscle tone, and gum disease.



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