Recent Examples of nautilus from the Web
One looked like a nautilus shell, with thick dots marking points along its swirl.
And while this feature persists in the nautilus and a few other remaining species, subsequent cephalopods eventually shed their shells.
Other cephalopods, like octopuses and nautiluses, lack S-crystallin lens proteins.
And, despite its continued association with all things water, there are some who claim that nautilus motifs are bad luck, since the nautilus typically sinks to the depths of the ocean.
Check out this rose gold nautilus Patek Phillippe watch girlfriend Khloe Kardashian gave him for Christmas.
Wick, for one, wouldn’t be able to survive without his nautilus pills.
The structure of the modern nautilus shells was not as close to that of prehistoric ammonites as Case and colleagues suggested, and the robotic mosasaur model was too simple and inflexible.
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Origin and Etymology of nautilus
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
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