nautili nautili

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a submarine that is propelled by nuclear power
  2. (n) cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells
  3. (n) cephalopod of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a spiral shell with pale pearly partitions

Usage(s):

  • Square miles of water, colored purple by hosts of jellyfish; hundreds of paper nautili, attached to one another in long strings; transparent flounders with lacy fins; deep-sea .
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nebulous nebulous
/ˈnɛb jə ləs /