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
[pey-per-pur-suh n] /ˈpeɪ pərˌpɜr sən/ noun 1. a person who delivers newspapers to customers door to door.
noun 1. an unrealized profit due to the appreciation of something owned but not yet sold.
[pey-per-poo sh-er] /ˈpeɪ pərˌpʊʃ ər/ noun, Informal. 1. a person who has a routine desk job. 2. a bureaucrat. noun bureaucrat noun A person who passes counterfeit money or worthless checks: The FBI’s suspect was a master paperhanger, the last of a breed (1914+ Underworld)