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mollusk family

Definition:

a family of mollusks

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

mollusk families

Member of:

Animalia

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

mollusc family [British/Canadian spelling]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

animal kingdom

a category of living organisms comprising all animals (8 of 485 words, 9 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/animal-kingdom

Wikipedia:

Animal Kingdom [disambiguation]

may refer to: Animal or the kingdom Animalia, a classification of living organisms | Animal Kingdom (horse), winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby | Disney's Animal Kingdom, a theme park at Walt Disney World, Florida, U.S. Animal Kingdom Resort Area, a... (39 of 153 words, 9 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Animal Kingdom

Merriam-Webster:

animal kingdom

a basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct animals (13 of 39 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/animal kingdom

Cambridge Dictionary:

the animal kingdom | animal kingdom

the group of all living creatures that are animals (9 of 15 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/the-animal-kingdom

American Heritage Dictionary:

animal kingdom

A main classification of living organisms that includes all animals. (10 of 13 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/animal-kingdom

Random House Dictionary:

animal kingdom

the animals of the world collectively. (6 of 13 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/animal-kingdom

Wiktionary:

animal kingdom

The regnum Animalia; the set of all animals. (8 of 9 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/animal kingdom

Britannica Encyclopedia:

family [kinship]

a group of persons united by the ties of marriage, blood, or adoption, constituting a single household and interacting with each other in their ... (24 of 774 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/201237​/family

New World Dictionary:

family | families [plural]

[obsolete] all the people living in the same house; household | a social unit consisting of parents and the children they rear ; the children of the ... (26 of 242 words, 9 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/family

Oxford Dictionary:

family | families [plural] | one's | sell off | the family jewels | in the family way | sell the family silver

[singular, plural] : a group consisting of two parents and their children living together as a unit | a group of people related by blood or marriage | ... (26 of 314 words, 15 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/family

Macmillan British Dictionary:

family | families [plural] | in the family way

[countable] a group of people who live together and are related to one ... | [countable] children in a family: can be followed by a singular or plural ... (27 of 288 words, 4 definitions, 16 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/family

family [only before noun, adjective]

relating to families, or typical of families | suitable for a family with children (13 of 57 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/family 25

Columbia Encyclopedia:

classification | category | division | family | genus | kingdom | nomenclature, biological | biological nomenclature | order | ...

in biology, the systematic categorization of organisms into a coherent scheme. The original purpose of biological classification, or systematics, was ... (20 of 285 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0812450​.html

family

a basic unit of social structure, the exact definition of which can vary greatly from time to time and from culture to culture. How a society defines ... (27 of 230 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0818224​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

family | families [plural]

a group of people who are closely related by birth, marriage, or adoption | a group of people living together and functioning as a single household, ... (25 of 266 words, 14 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861610422​/definition​.html  [offline]

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