Origin of nautiloidfrom Modern Latin Nautiloidea: see nautilus and -oid
Origin of nautiloidFrom New Latin Nautiloīdea former subclass name Latin nautilus nautilus ; see nautilus . Greek -oeidēs -oid
(comparative more nautiloid, superlative most nautiloid)
- (zoology) Resembling a nautilus.
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nautilus +"Ž -oid