The correct answer is shellfish.
B. calcareous deposit
D. outer covering of seeds
The correct answer is (A) A shellfish, which has a soft unsegmented body and, usually, a protective shell. Any invertebrate of the phylum Mollusca, including chitons, limpets, snails, mussels, oysters, clams, squids, octopuses, etc. Also spelled Mollusc,
Mollusk comes from Latin mollis (soft).
Examples of use:
- The restaurants at Cape Anne offer a variety of mollusks on their menus.
- Mollusks can often be purchased on the dock directly from the fishermen.