There is something about being in Captain Nemo's nautilus that makes the absinthe taste even better.
After a somewhat prolonged conversation, Cyrus Harding and his companions again descended to the interior of the "nautilus."
The "nautilus," it will be remembered, was captured early in the war.
No other animal which has the same bulk and general elaboration of organization has so simple an eye as that of nautilus.
The nautilus is not ours, and we have not the right to dispose of it.
His nautilus, built in the French dockyards, was in many respects the pattern for our own modern submarines.
My uncle said he was rather doubtful that, when alive, the nautilus did float on the water.
His "nautilus" and he were buried in the depths of the abyss.
Great was my delight, on getting it on board, to find that a nautilus had been caught.
Trilobite, Grapholite, nautilus pie; Seas were calcareous, oceans were dry.
marine cephalopod, c.1600, from Latin nautilus, in Pliny a kind of marine snail (including also squid, cuttlefish, polyps, etc.), from Greek nautilos "paper nautilus," literally "sailor," from nautes "sailor," from naus "ship" (see naval). The cephalopod formerly was thought to use its webbed arms as sails.