Definition of paper nautilus in English:

paper nautilus

Syllabification: pa·per nau·ti·lus

noun

Another term for argonaut.
More example sentences
  • Paper Nautiluses are the thin, translucent and very fragile shell-like egg cases of the Argonautiidae, a small family of pelagic octopuses which spend their lives free-floating, drifting near the surface of the world's tropical seas.
  • Paper nautiluses live in temperate zones around the world, appearing, if somewhat rarely, on beaches from Florida to Australia.

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