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English definition of “mollusc”

mollusc

noun [C] (US also mollusk)     /ˈmɒl.əsk/ US  /ˈmɑː.ləsk/
any animal that has a soft body, no spine, and is often covered with a shell. Many molluscs live in water: Oysters are molluscs, as are snails and cuttlefish.Sea creaturesSea fish
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