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octopod

[ok-tuh-pod] /ˈɒk təˌpɒd/
noun
1.
any eight-armed cephalopod mollusk of the order or suborder Octopoda, including the octopuses and paper nautiluses.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin Octopoda name of the order < Greek oktṓpoda neuter plural of oktṓpous eight-footed. See octo-, -pod
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octopod

/ˈɒktəˌpɒd/
noun
1.
any cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda, including octopuses and the paper nautilus, having eight tentacles, and lacking an internal shell
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Octopoda
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Word Origin and History for octopod

1826 (adj.); 1835 (n.), from Latinized form of Greek oktopod-, from stem of oktopous (see octopus).

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