Definition of Nautilidae

1. Noun. Spiral-shelled cephalopods.

Exact synonyms: Family Nautilidae
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Cephalopoda, Class Cephalopoda
Member holonyms: Genus Nautilus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nautilidae

Nauclea
Nauclea diderrichii
Naucrates
Naucrates ductor
Naugahyde
Nauheim bath
Nauheim treatment
Naupactus
Nauru
Nauru Island
Nauruan
Nauruans
Nausicaan
Nauta
Nauta's stain
Nautilidae (current term)
Navaho
Navajo
Navajo white
Navajoes
Navajos
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
Naval Research Laboratory
Naval Special Warfare
Naval Surface Warfare Center
Naval Underwater Warfare Center
Navan Fort
Navane
Navarino
Navarran

Literary usage of Nautilidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation by Robert Chambers (1853)
"The fossils already spoken of are of the Nautilidae, and sufficient authority ... Of the eight genera constituting the family of the Nautilidae which lived ..."

2. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"... Ammonites and other Nautilidae abound. Ammonites, and the other principal multilocular genera, appear to have become extinct in northern latitudes when ..."

3. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1882)
"... and the Nautilidae, during the first period of their development. ... in the Nautilidae, does not sensibly differ, in its general organization, ..."

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