how to pronounce cuttlefish


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cuttlefish is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of cuttlefish


  1. Any of various squid-like cephalopods (marine mollusks) of the order Sepiida that have eight arms, two retractable tentacles, and a calcareous internal shell, and can eject a dark ink when threatened.

cuttlefish frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cuttlefish occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cuttlefish can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cuttlefish can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cuttlefish


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