cephalopod

Definitions of cephalopod
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n marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles

Synonyms:
cephalopod mollusk
Types:
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chambered nautilus, nautilus, pearly nautilus
cephalopod of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a spiral shell with pale pearly partitions
dibranch, dibranchiate, dibranchiate mollusk
cephalopods having two gills
octopod
a cephalopod with eight arms but lacking an internal shell
decapod
cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
devilfish, octopus
bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles
Argonaut, Argonauta argo, nautilus, paper nautilus
cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells
squid
widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
cuttle, cuttlefish
ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
Spirula peronii, spirula
a small tropical cephalopod of the genus Spirula having prominent eyes and short arms and a many-chambered shell coiled in a flat spiral
Type of:
mollusc, mollusk, shellfish
invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

adj relating or belonging to the class Cephalopoda

Synonyms:
cephalopodan

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