What is the plural of octopus

octopus (English)

Part of speech: noun

Hyphenation:
oc | to | pus, Plural: oc | to | pu | ses, Plural 2 oc | to | pi
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈɒktəpəs], [ˈɑːktəpəs], Plural: […]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Zoology: Octopus, octopus
General terms:
1) cephalopod, animal

Translations

See translations at octopus(male), See translations at Krake(male)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in English:

Shane Brown was diving in Oahu, Hawaii, when an octopus swam into his mouth. Shane said he thinks the octopus was scared by something nearby so decided to find somewhere to hide.
Mail Online, September 03, 2019

Remember ski ballet? Gary Keffler, three times the world champion, may be the last of the great competitive octopus wrestlers.
The Guardian, October 9, 2018

A mother has issued a public warning after her daughter picked up a deadly blue-ringed octopus at a popular swimming spot near Cronulla Beach.
news.com.au, January 10, 2019

At octopus has been named after Canadian actor and comedian Seth Rogen after a public naming contest.
Independent.ie, November 10, 2018

The Bajau, of Southeast Asia, have spleens 50 percent larger than normal. This allows them to spend eight hours a day underwater, catching octopus by hand.
euronews, November 25, 2018

Globally, the appetite for eating octopus is on the rise.
World News SBS, March 06, 2020

A stunning octopus has swum into our lives to become a celephod-celebrity in just one night. In the ocean, a.k.a. deep space, threats abound, but not to worry.
Time.com, February 13, 2020

A "Dumbo" octopus is photographed at a depth of 7,000 m in the Indian Ocean's Java Trench.
BBC News, May 29, 2020

Scientists in Venice are puzzled at how the octopus got there, suggesting it could have come in from the Adriatic Sea, escaped from a fish market or been released as a prank.
Mail Online, April 27, 2020

Meteorological and environmental reasons cited as reasons for record low catches Spanish fishing boats are landing only a tenth of their normal summer catch of octopus - to unheard-of drop.
The Guardian, Aug. 26, 2020

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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "octopus":

octopus:… 2) octopus, octopus 3) octopus Superordinate terms: mollusc 2) sea creatures, octopus, octopus 4) sea monsters Application examples: 1) The term octopus is ...

tentacle: Botany: Tentacle Typical word combinations: 1) octopus 2) sundew Translations See translations for tentacle (female), See translations for gripping arm (male), See translations for tentacle (male) See translations for tentacle (female)

cephalopod: cuttlefish, octopus, squid Typical word combinations: 1) tentacle Translations See translations for cephalopods (male)

octopi: octopi (English) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: oc | to | pi Grammatical features: Plural of the noun octopus

octopuses: octopuses (English) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: oc | to | pu | ses Grammatical features: Plural of the noun octopus


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