polypus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin polypūs, from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous)

Noun[edit]

polypus (plural polypi)

  1. A cardiac thrombus usually found post-mortem.
  2. (archaic) An octopus.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous).

Noun[edit]

polypus

  1. octopus
  2. cuttlefish
  3. nasal tumor

Descendants[edit]