from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A natural family of spiral-shelled cephalopods.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A family of tetrabranchiate cephalopods, typified by the genus Nautilus, to which different limits have been assigned.
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- n. spiral-shelled cephalopods
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Family: Nautilidae which is common and has survived for millions of years according to evolutionary thought.