Definition of molly
: any of various small, often brightly colored tropical fish (genus Poecilia) that are live-bearers found in fresh, brackish, or salt water and include several that are highly valued as aquarium fishes
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Round 4, Pick 115 David Sharpe, OT, Florida: And here’s Dave Gettleman’s hog molly – a 6-foot-6, 343-pounder who underachieved for Gators but is necessary insurance for Michael Oher.
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Origin and Etymology of molly
by shortening from New Latin Mollienisia, former genus name, from Comte François N. Mollien †1850 French statesman
First Known Use: 1933See Words from the same year
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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