Definition of Cephalopod

1. Noun. Marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles.




2. Adjective. Relating or belonging to the class Cephalopoda.
Exact synonyms: Cephalopodan
Partainyms: Cephalopoda, Cephalopoda

Definition of Cephalopod

1. n. One of the Cephalopoda.

Definition of Cephalopod

1. Noun. Any mollusc, of the class ''Cephalopoda'', which includes squid, cuttlefish, octopus, nautiloids etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cephalopod

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalopod

cephalometrics
cephalometries
cephalometry
cephalomotor
cephalon
cephalons
cephalont
cephalopagus
cephalopalpebral reflex
cephalopathy
cephalopelvic
cephalopelvimetry
cephalopharyngeus
cephalophore
cephalophores
cephalopod (current term)
cephalopod mollusk
cephalopodan
cephalopods
cephaloridine
cephaloridines
cephalorrhachidian
cephalorrhachidian index
cephalosome
cephalosomes
cephalosporanic acid
cephalosporanic acids
cephalosporin
cephalosporin 7-alpha-hydroxylase
cephalosporin C transaminase

Literary usage of Cephalopod

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1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1895)
"Dr. FA Bather has generously devoted considerable space to a critical review of some of my recent papers pertaining to early stages of cephalopod shells, ..."

2. Alpha: A Greek Primer Introductory to Xenophon by William Goodell Frost (1891)
"... almost the entire vocabulary of philosophy, of science, and of literary criticism, — words like psychology, idea, astronomy, cephalopod, pathetic, ..."

3. Life-history of Our Planet by William Dickey Gunning (1876)
"CHAPTER IV The cephalopod — Evolution of the Nautilus — Evolution of the Ammonite—Ontogeny and Phylogeny— The Individual and the Race—A Species in its Rise ..."

4. Information Resources for Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Cephalopods Used by D'Anna J. Berry (1994)
"cephalopod CARE AND USE 351 "Larval" and Juvenile cephalopods: A Manual for Their Identification ... PO Journal of cephalopod Biology 2(1):31- 40 (1991). ..."

5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"His argumente in favour of parasitism appear to be based on the following data :—1, That tho same species of cephalopod is not always found in the same ..."

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