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any dibranchiate cephalopod of the genus Argonauta, the female of which has a delicate, white shell.
any cephalopod mollusc of the genus Argonauta, esp A. argo, of warm and tropical seas, having a papery external spiral shell: order Octopoda (octopods) Also called argonaut Compare pearly nautilus


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