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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːktəpəs; ˈɒktəpəs/

Translation of octopus in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -puses)

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] pulpo (masculine)
    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.
    1.2 (strap) (British English/inglés británico) pulpos (masculine plural)

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