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ναυτίλος [ι^], , poet. for ναύτης,
A.seaman, sailor, Hdt.2.43, A.Pr. 468, S.Aj.1146: rare in Com., Nausicr.1.2, 2.10.
2. as Adj. ναύτι^λος, ον, of a ship,ν. σέλματαA.Ag.1442; “ν. πλάτηE.Fr.846.
II. the paper nautilus, Argonauta argo, a cephalopod mollusc fabled to sail by spreading its membranous arms, Arist.HA525a21, 622b5, cf. Call.Epigr.6.3, Opp.H.1.340, Ael.NA9.34.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1442
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 468
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.43
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1146
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 9.34
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