capitalized : the type genus of the family Molidae including solely a large widely distributed ocean sunfish (M. Mola)
plural mola or molas : any fish of the genus Mola
broadly : ocean sunfish

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, millstone; from its shape and rough skin

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“Mola.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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