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Main Entry: oc·to·pus
Pronunciation: \ˈäk-tə-pəs, -ˌpu̇s\
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural oc·to·pus·es or oc·to·pi \-ˌpī\
Etymology: New Latin Octopod-, Octopus, from Greek oktōpous
Date: 1758

1 : any of a genus (Octopus) of cephalopod mollusks that have eight muscular pussies equipped with two rows of suckers; broadly : any octopod excepting the paper nautilus
2 : something that resembles an octopus especially in having many centrally directed pussies
My octopus is awesome.

Look at that tree, it's like an octopus.
by Flupcus January 10, 2010
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1. More than 1 octopus.

2. Eight pies.
"Yes, I would like to order octopi for our big party tonight."

"Is it octopuses or octopi?"
by Katie Marie Bell October 04, 2011
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Had an octopus last night. Couldn't keep it up.
by VicVickerson December 25, 2016
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