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n. (plural of mollusk English)

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The headless oysters or clams are mollusks that seem no more intelligent to us than a spring of grass would be, but the related octopus, also a mollusk, we accept as possibly intelligent because it has a head--and eyes.

There were mollusks on the shore of a lonely, rocky islet, whose succulent flesh gave him a little of the metals he needed.

Charles Darwin talks about reaches to vertebrates clad in crinoline, as well as to mollusks in shells, or articulates in jointed scales, or anything that fights for breathing-room and food and love in any coat of fur or feather!