cuttlefish definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous squidlike cephalopod marine mollusks of genus Sepia which have ten arms and a calcareous interior shell and eject a dark inky liquid whenever in peril.
    • any one of different squidlike cephalopod marine mollusks of genus Sepia which have ten hands and a calcareous interior layer and eject a dark inky fluid whenever at risk.
    • A cephalopod; specifically, a cephalopod of genus Sepia and family Sepiidæ; a dibranchiate cephalopodous mollusk, with a depressed human anatomy, inclosed in a sac.
    • ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins provided your body and a sizable calcareous internal layer
    • Any of various squidlike cephalopod marine mollusks for the genus Sepia having ten arms and a calcareous inner layer and eject a dark inky substance when in danger.
    • some of numerous squidlike cephalopod marine mollusks for the genus Sepia which have ten arms and a calcareous interior layer and eject a dark inky substance when in peril.
    • A cephalopod; especially, a cephalopod for the genus Sepia and household Sepiidæ; a dibranchiate cephalopodous mollusk, with a depressed human anatomy, inclosed in a sac.
    • ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the human body and a sizable calcareous interior shell

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