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mollusc

noun [C] (US also mollusk) uk   /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.
Translations of “mollusc”
in Spanish molusco…
in Korean 연체 동물…
in Arabic الرخَوِيّات…
in Portuguese molusco…
in Catalan mol·lusc…
in Japanese 軟体動物…
in Italian mollusco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 軟體動物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 软体动物…
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