octopus Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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octopusnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒk.tə.pəs/  us   /ˈɑːk-/
a ​seacreature with a ​soft, ​ovalbody and eight tentacles (= ​longparts like ​arms)
(Definition of octopus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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octopusnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑk·tə·pəs, -ˌpʊs/ (plural octopuses or octopi  /ˈɑk·təˌpɑɪ/ )
a ​seacreature with a ​softovalbody and eight tentacles (= ​arms)
(Definition of octopus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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