class Cephalopoda

class Cephalopoda
octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus
Syn: ↑Cephalopoda
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Mollusca, ↑phylum Mollusca
Member Meronyms:

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