There are 2 definitions of molly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒli
 
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(also mollie)

noun (plural mollies)

A small live-bearing killifish which is popular in aquaria and has been bred in many colours, especially black.
  • Genus Poecilia, family Poeciliidae: several species, in particular P. sphenops. See also sailfin molly
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  • Many fish lay eggs, but some - including common aquarium fish such as guppies, swordtails, and mollies - retain the eggs inside their bodies until hatching.
  • The company rears popular varieties like goldfish, angelfish, mollies and fighters in its farm near Coimbatore.
  • Female Mexican mollies, P. mexicana, did not discriminate between sworded males and unsworded males based on mating interest.

Origin

1930s: from modern Latin Mollienisia (former genus name), from the name of Count Mollien (1758–1850), French statesman.

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There are 2 definitions of molly in English:

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noun

[mass noun] US informal
The drug MDMA, especially in powdered or crystalline form: the men were high on Molly
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  • Undercover narcotics officers baited pharmaceutical entrepreneurs with entreaties for Molly.
  • Miami Dade police have found that Molly also can contain methylone, a chemical found in bath salts.
  • Molly water is the name for what EDM fans call water with Ecstasy dissolved in it.

Origin

early 21st century: probably after the given name Molly, perhaps influenced by the initial letter of MDMA.

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