What is another word for octopod?

9 synonyms found


[ ˈɒktəpˌɒd], [ ˈɒktəpˌɒd], [ ˈɒ_k_t_ə_p_ˌɒ_d]

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The octopus is a cephalopod mollusk with a protrusion on the head called an anoerobranchial gland. All octopuses are squids, but not all squids are octopuses. The name octopus is derived from the Ancient Greek word ὀκτώπους, meaning "eight-footed".Octopuses have three hearts as well as a double-jointed frame. Their blood carries oxygen and other nutrients through their body. Their tentacles can modify their performance for catching prey.Octopuses are widely distributed across the world's oceans.

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