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Nautiloid

nautiloid
(Science: zoology) Like or pertaining to the nautilus; shaped like a nautilus shell.
(Science: marine biology) A mollusk, or shell, of the genus nautilus or family Nautilidae.
Origin: Nautilus: cf. F. Nautiloide.


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