Definition of 'octopus'
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Example sentences containing 'octopus'
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Chalk another one up to the psychic octopus. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fatboy Slim burst from the top of a giant octopus. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We would catch octopus and grill them - delicious. The Sun (2016)Dinner on the terrace overlooking the sea might include steamed shrimps with tomato and basil gnocchi or grilled octopus with white bean purée. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He likes his risotto with all the bits ( squid and octopus). Times, Sunday Times (2011)Black risotto This is a Croatian speciality made with octopus or squid and its ink. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why not a psychic octopus with a special feel for the Beautiful Game? Times, Sunday Times (2010)We always make lots of salads, sometimes with squid or octopus, and anything left over from the day before. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are nuclear families who spend a lot of time with the giant plastic octopus in the pool (one of four) at the top of the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'octopus'
British English: octopus /ˈɒktəpəs/ NOUN
An octopus is a sea creature with eight tentacles.
- American English: octopus
- Arabic: أخْطَبُوطٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: polvo
- Chinese: 章鱼
- Croatian: hobotnica
- Czech: chobotnice
- Danish: blæksprutte
- Dutch: octopus
- European Spanish: pulpo
- Finnish: mustekala
- French: pieuvre
- German: Tintenfisch
- Greek: χταπόδι
- Italian: polipo
- Japanese: タコ 動物
- Korean: 문어
- Norwegian: blekksprut
- Polish: ośmiornica
- European Portuguese: polvo
- Romanian: caracatiță
- Russian: осьминог
- Spanish: pulpo
- Swedish: bläckfisk
- Thai: ปลาหมึกยักษ์
- Turkish: ahtapot
- Ukrainian: восьминіг
- Vietnamese: con bạch tuộc
Definition of octopus from the Collins English Dictionary
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