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oc•to•pus



Pronunciation: (ok'tu-pus), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/octopus.html on line 75 [key]
n.,
pl. -pus•es, -piPronunciation: (-pī"). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/octopus.html on line 89 [key]

1. any octopod of the genus Octopus, having a soft, oval body and eight sucker-bearing arms, living mostly at the bottom of the sea.
2. something likened to an octopus, as an organization with many forms of far-reaching influence or control.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/octopus.html on line 111 octopod Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/octopus.html on line 119 octoroon
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/octopus.html on line 130 octopus (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/octopus.html on line 132 octopus (Encyclopedia)

 

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