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octopus

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒk.tə.pəs/  us   /ˈɑːk-/
a sea creature with a soft, oval body and eight tentacles (= long parts like arms)
Translations of “octopus”
in Arabic أخْطَبوط…
in Korean 문어…
in Malaysian sotong kurita…
in French pieuvre…
in Turkish ahtapot…
in Italian polpo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 章魚…
in Russian осьминог…
in Polish ośmiornica…
in Vietnamese con bạch tuộc…
in Spanish pulpo…
in Portuguese polvo…
in Thai ปลาหมึกยักษ์…
in German der Krake…
in Catalan pop…
in Japanese (海にいる)タコ…
in Indonesian gurita…
in Chinese (Simplified) 章鱼…
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