What is another word for cuttlefish?

Pronunciation: [kˈʌtə͡lfɪʃ] (IPA)

Cuttlefish is a sea creature found in many oceans worldwide. It is a member of the cephalopod family, which includes octopuses and squids. Cuttlefish are known for their striking coloration and unique ability to change their body shape and color in an instant. They are also a culinary delicacy in many parts of the world, prized for their flavorful and tender meat. Synonyms for cuttlefish include sepia, inkfish, squid, and sea-pig. These names reflect some of the physical characteristics or behaviors of the animal, such as its ink production or pig-like snout. Regardless of the name, cuttlefish remain a fascinating and important part of the marine ecosystem.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      squid.

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Usage examples for Cuttlefish

She leaned a bit heavily on the arm she took as they left the cuttlefish to his ill-conditioned solitude.
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
Meanwhile, Gerry, absolutely unconscious of her emotion, and seeming much less disconcerted over this abortive recollection than over previous ones, stood gazing down into the clear rock-pool that contained the cuttlefish.
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
He seizes his prey with his powerful teeth, and lives, to a great extent, on large cuttlefish.
"Fighting the Whales"
R.M. Ballantyne

Famous quotes with Cuttlefish

  • The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
    George Orwell
  • The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.
    George Orwell

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