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octopod Syllabification: oc·to·pod
Pronunciation: /ˈäktəˌpäd/

Definition of octopod in English:


A cephalopod mollusk of the order Octopoda; an octopus.
Example sentences
  • 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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