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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cephalopod mollusk (Argonauta argo) with eight tentacles, the female of which inhabits a paper-thin shell that later acts as an egg case. Also called argonaut.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pelagic octopus of genus Argonauta, found in warm seas, whose females produce a paper-thin egg case resembling a shell into which she deposits her eggs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Argonauta.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The paper-sailor or argonaut. See Argonaut, Argonautid├Ž and nautilus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells

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