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cuttlefish

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌt.l̩.fɪʃ/  us   /ˈkʌt̬-/ (plural cuttlefish or cuttlefishes)
a sea creature with eight arms and two tentacles that has a wide, flat shell inside its body and lives in waters near the coast and near the bottom of the sea
Translations of “cuttlefish”
in Vietnamese món cô lét cá…
in Spanish sepia…
in Thai ปลาหมึก…
in Malaysian sotong kecil…
in French seiche…
in German der Tintenfisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烏賊,墨魚,墨斗魚…
in Indonesian cumi-cumi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乌贼,墨鱼,墨斗鱼…
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