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cuttlefish
common cuttlefish
Sepia officinalis

cut·tle·fish

 (kŭt′l-fĭsh′)
n. pl. cuttlefish or cut·tle·fish·es
Any of various marine cephalopod mollusks of the family Sepiidae, having eight arms and two long tentacles, a calcareous internal shell, and a broad body.

[Middle English codel, cotil, cuttlefish (from Old English cudele) + fish.]

cuttlefish

(ˈkʌtəlˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) any cephalopod mollusc of the genus Sepia and related genera, which occur near the bottom of inshore waters and have a broad flattened body: order Decapoda (decapods). Sometimes shortened to: cuttle See also squid1

cut•tle•fish

(ˈkʌt lˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
any flattened squidlike cephalopod of the family Sepiidae with a hard internal shell.
[1400–50; late Middle English codel, Old English cudele cuttlefish + fish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cuttlefish - ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shellcuttlefish - ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
decapod - cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
genus Sepia, Sepia - type genus of the Sepiidae
Translations
صَبيْدِج، حَبّار
sépie
blæksprutte
mustekalaseepia
smokkfiskur
sepija
tinteszivs
zeekat
choco
mürekkep balığı

cuttlefish

[ˈkʌtlfɪʃ] N (cuttlefish or cuttlefishes (pl)) → jibia f, sepia f

cuttlefish

[ˈkʌtəlfɪʃ] nseiche fcut up (mainly British) adj (= upset) → affecté(e)
to be cut up about sth → être affecté(e) par qch

cuttlefish

nTintenfisch m, → Sepie f, → Kuttelfisch m

cuttlefish

[ˈkʌtlˌfɪʃ] nseppia

cuttlefish

(ˈkatlfiʃ) plural ˈcuttlefish noun
a sea-creature like the squid, able to squirt an inky liquid.
References in classic literature ?
It served as nest and food for myriads of crustacea and molluscs, crabs, and cuttlefish.
The end of it was that the licentiate reckoned up for him by thrusts every one of the buttons of the short cassock he wore, tore the skirts into strips, like the tails of a cuttlefish, knocked off his hat twice, and so completely tired him out, that in vexation, anger, and rage, he took the sword by the hilt and flung it away with such force, that one of the peasants that were there, who was a notary, and who went for it, made an affidavit afterwards that he sent it nearly three-quarters of a league, which testimony will serve, and has served, to show and establish with all certainty that strength is overcome by skill.
Skidder to himself, putting his feet up against the lambrequins and disappearing in a cloud of smoke like an aerial cuttlefish.
One could almost fancy they were sea-monsters like krakens or cuttlefish, writhing polypi who had crawled up from the sea to see the end of this tragedy, even as he, the villain and victim of it, the terrible man in the tall hat, had once crawled up from the sea.
A cuttlefish looks like a juvenile squid, but is tough as nails.
Following a second failed attempt last Friday to reach Cuttlefish target in Cyprus' offshore plot 3 to drill an exploratory gas well, the vessel docked some 17 nautical miles off Limassol, to prepare for its next destination.
These zones provide world-class marine experiences, such as snorkelling with SAs iconic giant Australian cuttlefish in the Upper Spencer Gulf Marine Park.
Banners created by David Hyde for Loughborough-based Cuttlefish have been adopted by them across all their social media, including Facebook - and now they've asked him to turn his hand to their mascot.
Marine Conway and Lt John Mackinnon, in their canoe Cuttlefish, lost the others in the dark and were captured.
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Roger said he also enjoyed filming a broadback cuttlefish which features in episode three tonight.
Cuttlefish prove that brains can beat brawn when it comes to fighting for a partner.