Sentence Examples with the word octopus

The name polyp was given to these organisms from their supposed resemblance to an octopus (Fr.

They include shad, rock cod, mackerel, mullet, bream and soles; sharks, stingrays, cuttlefish and the octopus are also common in the waters off the coast of Natal.

It cannot be too emphatically stated that a coral-polyp is as far removed in organization from either an octopus or an insect as it is from man himself.