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