from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various marine mollusks of the class Cephalopoda, such as the octopus, squid, cuttlefish, or nautilus, having a large head, large eyes, prehensile tentacles, and, in most species, an ink sac containing a dark fluid used for protection or defense.
- adj. Of, relating to, or belonging to the class Cephalopoda.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any mollusc, of the class Cephalopoda, which includes squid, cuttlefish, octopus, nautiloids etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the Cephalopoda.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or resembling the Cephalopoda. Also cephalopodan, cephalopodous.
- n. A member of the class Cephalopoda. Also cephalopodan, cephalopode.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating or belonging to the class Cephalopoda
- n. marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
From New Latin Cephalopoda, class name : cephalo- + -poda, -pod.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)