noun \ˈmä-lē\
plural mollies

Definition of MOLLY

:  any of several brightly colored tropical live-bearers (genus Poecilia) highly valued as aquarium fishes

Variants of MOLLY

mol·ly also mol·lie \ˈmä-lē\

Origin of MOLLY

by shortening from New Latin Mollienisia, former genus name, from Comte François North Mollien †1850 French statesman
First Known Use: circa 1933


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