nautilicone

noun
nau·​til·​i·​cone | \ nȯˈtiləˌkōn \

Definition of nautilicone

: a nautiloid cephalopod shell coiled in a plane spiral with the outer whorls embracing the inner

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History and Etymology for nautilicone

New Latin Nautilus + English -i- + cone

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“Nautilicone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nautilicone. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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