nautiloid
noun Date: circa 1728 any of a subclass (Nautiloidea) of cephalopods bearing an external straight, curved, or spiral shell that were abundant chiefly in the Paleozoic but are represented in the recent fauna only by the nautiluses • nautiloid adjective

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  • nautiloid — nautiloíd s. n. (sil. na u ), pl. nautiloíde Trimis de siveco, 29.11.2008. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  nautiloíd (na u ) s. n., pl. nautiloíde Trimis de gall, 06.02.2008. Sursa: DOOM 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • Nautiloid — Nau ti*loid, a. [Nautilus + oid: cf. F. nautilo[ i]de.] (Zo[ o]l.) Like or pertaining to the nautilus; shaped like a nautilus shell. n. A mollusk, or shell, of the genus {Nautilus} or family {Nautilid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nautiloid — [nôt′ l oid΄] n. 〚< ModL Nautiloidea: see NAUTILUS & OID〛 any of a subclass (Nautiloidea) of cephalopods with chambered, coiled, or straight external shells: the nautiluses are the only remaining representatives * * * nau·ti·loid (nôtʹl oid ) n.… …   Universalium

  • nautiloid — [nôt′ l oid΄] n. [< ModL Nautiloidea: see NAUTILUS & OID] any of a subclass (Nautiloidea) of cephalopods with chambered, coiled, or straight external shells: the nautiluses are the only remaining representatives …   English World dictionary

  • Nautiloid — Nautiloids Temporal range: 495–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • nautiloid — adj. [Gr. nautilos, nautilus shell; eidos, form] (MOLLUSCA: Cephalopoda) Any nautilid shell coiled in a symmetrical involute spiral; nautiliform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • nautiloid — nau·ti·loid …   English syllables

  • nautiloid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rayonnoceras — Taxobox name = Rayonnoceras fossil range = Late Silurian Carboniferous regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Cephalopoda subclassis = Nautiloidea ordo = Actinoceratida familia = Carbactinoceratidae genus = Rayonnoceras genus authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cephalopod — Cephalopods Temporal range: Devonian – Recent[1] (Stem groups from Cambrian)[2] …   Wikipedia

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