Definition of octopod in English:


Line breaks: octo|pod
Pronunciation: /ˈɒktəpɒd


  • A cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda; an octopus.
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    • The major groups of drilling marine predators include octopods and gastropods.
    • Because of the lack of the external conch the octopods swam swiftly, and successfully coped with the upper Cretaceous marine predators.
    • Lewy demonstrated the similarity in breeding strategies between ammonoids and extant octopods.

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