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nautiloid

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noun nau·ti·loid \ˈnȯ-tə-ˌlȯid, ˈnä-\

Definition of nautiloid

  1. :  any of a subclass (Nautiloidea) of cephalopods bearing an external straight, curved, or spiral shell that were abundant chiefly in the Paleozoic but are represented in the recent fauna only by the nautiluses

nautiloid

adjective


Circa 1728

First Known Use of nautiloid

circa 1728


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