cephalopod mollusk

cephalopod mollusks

Definitions of cephalopod mollusk
  1. noun
    marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
    synonyms: cephalopod
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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
    a cephalopod with eight arms but lacking an internal shell
    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
    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
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