Definition of Chambered nautilus

1. Noun. Cephalopod of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a spiral shell with pale pearly partitions.

Exact synonyms: Nautilus, Pearly Nautilus
Generic synonyms: Cephalopod, Cephalopod Mollusk
Group relationships: Genus Nautilus



Definition of Chambered nautilus

1. Noun. A marine mollusc, of the family ''Argonautidae'' native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean, which has tentacles and a spiral shell with a series of air-filled chambers. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chambered Nautilus

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chamber orchestra
chamber orchestras
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chamber pot
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chambered nautilus (current term)
chamberer
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Literary usage of Chambered nautilus

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"THE chambered nautilus ; is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main,— The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES 801 THE chambered nautilus THIS is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings ..."

3. The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900 by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse (1915)
"THE chambered nautilus THIS is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind ..."

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