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molly

noun mol·ly \ˈmä-lē\

Definition of molly

plural mollies

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



Variants of molly

also mollie play \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


Medical Dictionary

Molly

play
noun Mol·ly \ˈmä-lē\

Medical Definition of Molly

  1. :  the illicit drug ecstasy especially when in a powdered or crystalline form contained in a capsule <Experts say Molly, though often touted as pure, is often mixed with other drugs and ingredients, perhaps even more than the Ecstasy of yesteryear.—Helena Oliveiro, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 8 June 2013>




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