Associations to the word «Octopus»

Pictures for the word «Octopus»


OCTOPUS, noun. Any of several marine molluscs/mollusks, of the family Octopodidae, having no internal or external protective shell or bone (unlike the nautilus, squid or cuttlefish) and eight arms each covered with suckers.
OCTOPUS, noun. (uncountable) The flesh of these marine molluscs eaten as food.
OCTOPUS, noun. An organization that has many powerful branches controlled from the centre.
OCTOPUS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Octopodidae   — one of several octopus genera.
OCTOPUS BUSH, noun. Heliotropium foertherianum, a flowering plant in the borage family, native to tropical Asia.
OCTOPUS BUSHES, noun. Plural of octopus bush

Dictionary definition

OCTOPUS, noun. Tentacles of octopus prepared as food.
OCTOPUS, noun. Bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca