Definition of octopoid in English:

octopoid

adjective

  • See octopus

    • ‘The Oluas were a bizarre octopoid race with Squid heads and tall grey bodies.’
    • ‘What possible justification does this vast octopoid expanse have, other than the exercise of American power?’
    • ‘Wolugo was motionless, except for a faint movement of the fleshy flaps deep within the recesses of her mantle cavity, back of the octopoid head.’

Pronunciation

octopoid

/-ˌpoid/