from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or having the characters of the Cephalopoda.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Belonging to, or resembling, the cephalopods.


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  • _ _Nautilus_ and _Spirula_ are both very rare animals, but the progress of investigation brought to light the singular fact, that, though each has the characteristic cephalopodous organisation, it is very different from the other.

    On the Method of Zadig


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