adj. [Gr. nautilos, nautilus shell; L. conus, cone]
(MOLLUSCA: Cephalopoda)
Spirally coiled in a single plane.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • nautilicone — nȯˈtiləˌkōn noun Etymology: New Latin Nautilus + English i + cone : a nautiloid cephalopod shell coiled in a plane spiral with the outer whorls embracing the inner …   Useful english dictionary

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