Any of many chiefly marine invertebrates associated with phylum Mollusca, usually having a soft unsegmented body, a mantle, and a protective calcareous layer and including the edible shellfish additionally the snails.
alternate spelling of mollusc.
one of several Mollusca.
A soft-bodied animal, often with an external layer; a member of Mollusca in just about any sense. See Mollusca.
invertebrate having a soft unsegmented human body generally enclosed in a shell