Saint. 1094–1148, Irish prelate; he became Archbishop of Armagh (1132) and founded (1142) the first Cistercian abbey in Ireland. Feast day: Nov 3
[muh-ley-shuh, -shee-uh, -see-uh] /məˈleɪ ʃə, -ʃi ə, -si ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. softening, or loss of consistency, of an organ or tissue. 2. an abnormal craving for highly spiced food. /məˈleɪʃɪə/ noun 1. the pathological softening of an organ or tissue, such as bone n. from Latin malacia “a calm at sea,” from Greek malakia […]
1. a combining form meaning “soft,” used in the formation of compound words: malacopterygian. combining form 1. denoting softness: malacology, malacostracan
[mal-uh-kol-uh-jee] /ˌmæl əˈkɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the science dealing with the study of mollusks. /ˌmæləˈkɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of zoology concerned with the study of molluscs malacology (māl’ə-kŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of mollusks.
/ˌmæləˈkɒfɪlɪ/ noun 1. (botany) pollination of plants by snails