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octopus

[ok′təpəs]
any of numerous carnivorous marine mollusks having eight tentacles.

Octopus®

Heart surgery An anastomosis site restraining device designed to immobilize a specific area during minimally invasive “beating heart” CABG. See Beating heart surgery, Percutaneous coronary angioplasty.

octopus

a mollusc in the order Octopoda which has eight legs and eats crustaceans and shellfish.

blue-ringed octopus
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Then there's the octupus who's been offering tips during the tournament, prompting innumerable jokes about suckers being squids-in or doing their tentacles.
En Mexico, la pesca de pulpo esta basada principalmente en 5 especies pertenecientes al genero Octopus, de las cuales Octupus maya y O.
TV commentator David Feherty cruelly described the winner's unorthodox swing as being like an octupus falling from a tree and "a one-armed man trying to kill a snake in a telephone booth".
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