Molluscoidea

plural noun
Mol·​lus·​coi·​dea | \ -dēə \

Definition of Molluscoidea

in some classifications
: a phylum of invertebrate animals distinguished by possession of a lophophore and typically including the present groups Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, Entoprocta, and Phoronidea

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Other Words from Molluscoidea

molluscoidean \ ¦⸗⸗¦skȯidēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Molluscoidea

New Latin, from Mollusca + -oidea

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“Molluscoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Molluscoidea. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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