octopic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

octopus +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

octopic (comparative more octopic, superlative most octopic)

  1. Of or pertaining to octopuses.
    • 1911, Australasian Medical Association, Australasian Medical Gazette, volume 30, page 572:
      This is another of the many branches ... which ... has now become almost octopic in its range, touching on subjects of sociology, and even including economics within its grasp.
  2. Misspelling of ectopic.

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