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American English: /ˈɑktəpəs/
British English: /ˈɒktəpəs/

Translation of octopus in Spanish:

noun plural -puses

  • 1 (Zoology)
    Example sentences
    • He compares the octopus to the other cephalopods - cuttlefish, crayfish, and the like.
    • The harbor seal's diet consists of fish, cephalopods, such as octopus and squid, and crustaceans.
    • Cephalopods, the octopus, the squid and cuttlefish are the main groups, I think.
  • 2 (strap)
    (British English)
    pulpos (masculine plural)

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