Molly vs Platy - What's the difference?

molly | platy |


As nouns the difference between molly and platy

is that molly is (north america) the crystalline or powdered form of mdma while platy is a (tropical fish) of the genus xiphophorus (also including the swordtails).

As a proper noun molly

is (female).

As an adjective platy is

resembling plates.

molly

English

Noun

(mollies)
  • A woman or girl, especially of low status.
  • (slang) An effeminate male, a male homosexual.
  • (slang) Pure MDMA powder.
  • A fish of the genus Poecilia .
  • A mollemoke.
  • A female cat; a she-cat.
  • A molly bolt.
  • Derived terms

    * mollycoddle

    See also

    * guppy

    platy

    English

    Etymology 1

    (plate) + (-y)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Resembling plates.
  • (heraldry) Of a field semy of plates.
  • (geology, mineralogy) Composed of thin plate-like pieces of rock or mineral.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

  • A (tropical fish) of the genus Xiphophorus (also including the swordtails.)
  • I had a mixed community aquarium with several tetras, two mollies, some corydoras catfish, and a platy from a previous tank.
    Synonyms
    * platyfish

    Anagrams

    * * English heteronyms