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Meanings of Octonarius:

noun

A verse of eight feet.

Octonary

ˈɒktə(ʊ)n(ə)ri

Meanings of Octonary:

adjective

Relating to or based on the number eight.

Usage examples:

Base 8 is called octonary or octal.

Meanings of Octopartite:

adjective

Divided into or consisting of eight parts. formerly: (law) †(of a contract, indenture, etc.) drawn up in eight corresponding parts, one for each party (obsolete).

Meanings of Octopean:

adjective

Relating to or like (that of) an octopus; octopoid.

Meanings of Octoped:

noun

An eight-footed animal or thing.

Octopi

ˈɒk.tə.pəs

Meanings of Octopi:

noun

A sea creature with a soft oval body and eight tentacles (= arms)

Meanings of Octopine:

noun

An amino acid of the opine group, c₉ h₁₈ n₄ o₄, found in the tissues of some cephalopods and lamellibranch molluscs and also synthesized by plant cells infected by certain strains of the crown gall pathogen agrobacterium tumefaciens.

Meanings of Octoploid:

adjective

Containing eight homologous sets of chromosomes (i.e. four times the diploid complement); made up of somatic cells of this kind.

noun

An octoploid individual, type, or species.

Meanings of Octoploidy:

noun

The state or condition of being octoploid.

Octopod

ˈɒktəpɒd

Meanings of Octopod:

noun

A cephalopod mollusc of the order octopoda ; an octopus.

Octopoda

ˌɒktəˈpəʊdə

Meanings of Octopoda:

plural noun

An order of cephalopod molluscs that comprises the octopuses.

Usage examples:

These included the superorders octopodiformes and decapodiformes, the order octopoda, the octopod s…

Meanings of Octopodan:

adjective

Of or relating to cephalopod molluscs of the order octopoda; = "octopod".

Meanings of Octopodous:

adjective

Originally: of, relating to, or designating the order octopoda of cephalopod molluscs, comprising the octopuses; = "octopod". later (also): = "octopoid".

Octopods

ˈɒktəpɒd

Meanings of Octopods:

noun

A cephalopod mollusc of the order octopoda ; an octopus.

Octopus

ˈɒktəpəs

Meanings of Octopus:

noun

A cephalopod mollusc with eight sucker-bearing arms, a soft body, strong beaklike jaws, and no internal shell.

Usage examples:

He compares the octopus to the other cephalopods - cuttlefish, crayfish, and the like.

Octopuses

ˈɒk.tə.pəs

Meanings of Octopuses:

noun

A cephalopod mollusc with eight sucker-bearing arms, a soft body, strong beaklike jaws, and no internal shell.

Usage examples:

He compares the octopus to the other cephalopods - cuttlefish, crayfish, and the like.

Meanings of Octoradial:

adjective

Having or consisting of eight rays.

Meanings of Octoroon:

noun

A person who is one-eighth black by descent.

Usage examples:

He has no trouble referring to ‘full-bloods’, ‘half-castes’, ‘octoroons’.

Meanings of Octoroons:

noun

A person who is one-eighth black by descent.

Usage examples:

He has no trouble referring to ‘full-bloods’, ‘half-castes’, ‘octoroons’.

Meanings of Octose:

noun

Any monosaccharide having eight carbon atoms in the molecule, especially when these are all in an unbranched chain.

Meanings of Octospore:

noun

Any of a group of eight spores derived from a single progenitor cell.

Meanings of Octosporous:

adjective

Producing spores in groups of eight.

Meanings of Octostichous:

adjective

Designating or relating to a spiral arrangement of leaves in which there are eight leaves in each turn of the spiral about the stem, and thus eight vertical rows of leaves in the phyllotaxis.

Meanings of Octosyllabic:

adjective

Having or written in lines that have eight syllables.

Usage examples:

His most powerful satirical weapon is his style, the deliberately cumbersome octosyllabic metre and…

Octosyllable

ˈɒktə(ʊ)ˌsɪləb(ə)l

Meanings of Octosyllable:

noun

A word or line of verse with eight syllables.

Usage examples:

Meyer's version employs a spare free verse that is very ibsenish, even though ibsen composed here i…

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