Definition of octopus

Definition of octopus
  1. 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.
  2. octopus Noun The flesh of these marine molluscs eaten as food.
  3. octopus Noun An organization that has many powerful branches controlled from the centre.
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