cuttle

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cuttle

(ˈkʌtəl)
n
1. (Animals) short for cuttlefish, cuttlebone
2. (Animals) little cuttle a small cuttlefish, Sepiola atlantica, often found on beaches
[Old English cudele; related to Old High German kiot bag, Norwegian dialect kaule cuttle, Old English codd bag]
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Noun1.cuttle - ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shellcuttle - 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
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Ned Land's harpoon, at each stroke, was plunged into the staring eyes of the cuttle fish.
Bell KN (1979b) Variation in the sepions of Victorian cuttles (Mollusca: Cephalopoda).
Bell KN and Plant RJ (1977) Cuttle bones on Victorian beaches.