HyperDic: pearly_nautilus

English > 1 sense of the expression pearly nautilus:
NOUNanimalpearly nautilus, chambered nautilus, nautiluscephalopod of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a spiral shell with pale pearly partitions
English > pearly nautilus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningcephalopod of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a spiral shell with pale pearly partitions.
Synonymschambered nautilus, nautilus
Member ofgenus Nautilustype genus and sole recent representative of the family Nautilidae
Broadercephalopod, cephalopod molluskmarine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
Spanishnautilo, nautilus pompilius
Catalannàutil, nautilus pompilius

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