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noun as in mollusk

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Because their soft bodies decay easily, it’s rare to find well-preserved fossils of cephalopods, a group that includes octopus, squid and cuttlefish.

Meaty rockfish teeters on a bed of corn and diced cuttlefish, circled in a sauce coaxed from peanut butter and shellfish broth.

For the black ink (trmentum, 391) was occasionally substituted the liquid of the cuttlefish.

It is very similar to the ordinary cuttlefish, only, of course very much larger.

She leaned a bit heavily on the arm she took as they left the cuttlefish to his ill-conditioned solitude.

Another family—the Sepiad—contains the Cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis), the bone of which is such a common object on the beach.

The duke and his mother appeared to her as cuttlefish in a cave under perpendicular cliffs that ran into the sea.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cuttlefish, such as: abalone, clam, snail, chiton, limpet, and whelk.

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