nautilus

Part of speech: noun

A small marine mollusk.

Part of speech: noun

A cuttlefish with a papery shell.

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Usage examples "nautilus":

  1. The Nautilus had been for weeks upon the station, and so far all her efforts had proved vain. - "The Black Bar", George Manville Fenn.
  2. We must get him on board the Nautilus at once. - "The Black Bar", George Manville Fenn.
  3. Can't you attach thirty of them to the Nautilus and sink us again? - "All Around the Moon", Jules Verne.