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Oyster fans can spend $2 for a plain East Coast variety with cocktail and mignonette sauces or splurge at $7 for two dressed- up mollusks (think oyster Rockefeller).
Snakes, eels, mollusks, eggs in turtle nests and even unwary birds are also otter fodder.
The mollusks glue on to surfaces and consume the tiny particles that native species feed on.
Cranshaw and Shetlar bring us other garden invertebrates, including arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans and earthworms.
Those pristine mollusks are even better followed by a crunchy, boozy onion chaser.
Abalone, a large shelled saltwater mollusk related to snails, has declined dramatically on California’s north coast in recent years due to environmental conditions.
The mollusk is a popular delicacy at Christmas and a spate of thefts are usually reported every year in the lead-up to the holiday season.
The garlic-heavy mollusk came with potatoes, green peppers, onions and tomatoes.
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Origin and Etymology of mollusk
First Known Use: 1783See Words from the same year
MOLLUSK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mollusk for English Language Learners
biology : any one of a large group of animals (such as snails and clams) that have a soft body without a backbone and that usually live in a shell
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