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Main Entry: nau·ti·lus
Pronunciation: nt-l-s, nät-
Inflected Form(s): plural nau·ti·lus·esor nau·ti·li /-l-, -/ 1: any of a genus of mollusks of the South Pacific and Indian oceans that are cephalopods and have a spiral chambered shell that is pearly on the inside -- called also chambered nautilus 2: PAPER NAUTILUS [nautilus illustration]