nautilus

nautilus
nautilus (n.) marine cephalopod, c.1600, from L. nautilus, in Pliny a kind of marine snail (including also squid, cuttlefish, polyps, etc.), from Gk. nautilos "paper nautilus," lit. "sailor," from nautes "sailor," from naus "ship" (see NAVAL (Cf. naval)). The cephalopod formerly was thought to use its webbed arms as sails.

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