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cephalopod

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cephalopod relating or belonging to the class Cephalopoda
    • n cephalopod marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cephalopod (Zoöl) One of the Cephalopoda.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cephalopod Pertaining to or resembling the Cephalopoda. Also cephalopodan, cephalopodous.
    • n cephalopod A member of the class Cephalopoda. Also cephalopodan, cephalopode.
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Usage

In literature:

Again, take the case of the introduction of a giant Cephalopod or fish amongst a population of Molluscs and Crustacea.
"The Story of Evolution" by Joseph McCabe
I am very much obliged to you for your kindness in having sent me your valuable memoir on the embryology of the extinct cephalopods.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
Cephalopods, Hyatt on embryology of.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Why, it must be a Cephalopod!
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume V." by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
A genus of Tetrabranchiate Cephalopods.
"The Ancient Life History of the Earth" by Henry Alleyne Nicholson
Cuttle is the name for the whole race of cephalopods, and is supposed to be a corruption of the word cuddle, in the sense of hugging.
"Brothers of Pity and Other Tales of Beasts and Men" by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
The organs, too, of the Cephalopod are differently constructed.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
In 1866 Professor A. Hyatt published the first of a series of classic memoirs on the genetic relations of the fossil cephalopods.
"Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution" by Alpheus Spring Packard
For in stormy weather he can find no soft cephalopods, but from a vessel refuse is thrown out in all weathers.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
The Cephalopods, for example, emit their ink, which darkens the water and allows them to flee.
"The Industries of Animals" by Frédéric Houssay
In the Devonian period the cephalopods began to make a distinct advance in numbers, and in development.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
The ball sank toward the bottom and they could see the huge cephalopod lying below watching them.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
The conger is especially fond of squid or other Cephalopods, while the eel greedily devours carrion.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
The Cephalopods are divided into two orders.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
HOYLE, W. F.: 1902, The Luminous Organs of Ptergioteuthis margaritifera, Mediterranean Cephalopod.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
These he considered to be homologous with the arms of Cephalopods.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
There was a time when the most comprehensive, the clearest consciousness on earth was that of the trilobite or the cephalopod.
"Morals and the Evolution of Man" by Max Simon Nordau
The cephalopods take a new departure.
"The Elements of Geology" by William Harmon Norton
Cephalopods of enormous size are sometimes found with arms as thick as a man's thigh.
"Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art" by John Vinycomb
There are two principal groups of Cephalopods, viz., the Decapods and the Octopods.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg
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In news:

A single protein found on the surface of squid egg capsules will instantly transform a placid cephalopod into a eight-armed undersea terror, scientists discover.
Flickr, avlxyzIn South Korea, a elderly woman found out she had 12 organisms that turns out where babay cephalopods.
Clever cephalopod steals bait canister, rendering research dead in the water.
Every year, we see more giant cephalopods.
Before probing the outer reaches of our galaxy, alien hunters would be well-advised to turn their telescopes around, training them on Earth's own cephalopods instead.
If you've been following developments in Copenhagen and find yourself doubting primate intelligence, check out the cephalopods, widely regarded as the smartest of the invertebrates.
"No direct evidence of large cephalopods, in fact very little data at all, is problematic for proposing such a radical explanation," Glenn Storrs, curator of vertebrate paleontology at Cincinnati Museum Center, told LiveScience in an email.
Clever cephalopod steals bait canister, rendering research dead in the water.
Cephalopod steaks at Riffle NW.
Umbrella Tree To the Memory of a Once Great Man Cephalopod.
Umbrella Tree To the Memory of a Once Great Man Cephalopod.
Marine biologists had lowered a bait cage into the ocean just off of Cape Town in an effort to survey the nearby sea life when the cephalopod struck with lightening speed.
Octopuses, along with their cephalopod cousins squids and cuttlefish, are considered to be some of the most intelligent invertebrates out there.
Octopuses are cephalopods and molluscs.
In South Korea, a elderly woman found out she had 12 organisms that turns out where babay cephalopods.
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