noun. ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell.
- genus Sepia
- cudele (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- cultel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Example sentences of the word cuttle
1. Noun, singular or mass
You can provide that by a cuttle bone, a piece of plain chalk or eggshells.
Not all canaries are fond of cuttle bone and many will happily destroy it without actually seeing it as food.
3. Verb, base form
All birds, no matter what their age or species, need calcium for growth and development, and cuttle bone should always be available to them.