cuttlefish

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cuttlefish

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From cuttle +‎ fish.

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cuttlefish ‎(countable and uncountable, plural cuttlefishes or cuttlefish)

  1. Any of various squid-like cephalopods (marine mollusks) of the order Sepiida that have eight arms, two retractable tentacles, and a calcareous internal shell, and can eject a dark ink when threatened.

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