Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of nautilus.

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Examples

  • In richly colored paintings Ms. Judge shows readers ages 5-12 some of what they found: nautiluses and octopuses, lizards and kiwis, "okapis from the Congo, capybaras from Colombia, and marabou storks."

    When Imagination Blasts Into Orbit

  • Hundreds of fossils are locked in glass cases, specimens from all over southern Africa: shells and worms and nautiluses and seed ferns and trilobites, and minerals, too; yellow-green crystals and gleaming clusters of quartz; mosquitoes in drops of amber; scheelite, wulfenite.

    Memory Wall

  • Ammonites were creatures with flat shells that had a regular, helically-spiraled shape, that existed on Earth in prehistoric times, having evolved from nautiluses.

    Ammonite Fossil Papercraft | Papercraft Paradise | PaperCrafts | Paper Models | Card Models

  • Ammonites were creatures with flat shells that had a regular, helically-spiraled shape, that existed on Earth in prehistoric times, having evolved from nautiluses.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Hundreds of fossils are locked in glass cases, specimens from all over southern Africa: shells and worms and nautiluses and seed ferns and trilobites, and minerals, too; yellow-green crystals and gleaming clusters of quartz; mosquitoes in drops of amber; scheelite, wulfenite.

    Memory Wall

  • This new assessment derives from recent research that has shown that there are actually more extant species of nautiluses than were formerly realized.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The idea of nautiluses as living fossils now has to be rejected...

    Nautilus: still evolving after 500 million years

  • Therefore, the common notion is that nautiluses are living fossils, perhaps near the end of their evolutionary journey.

    Nautilus: still evolving after 500 million years

  • Therefore, the common notion is that nautiluses are living fossils, perhaps near the end of their evolutionary journey.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The idea of nautiluses as living fossils now has to be rejected...

    Archive 2008-04-01

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