octopod

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octopod (plural octopods)

  1. Any animal with eight feet or foot-like parts.
  2. Any cephalopod mollusks of the order Octopoda.
  3. A railway locomotive with eight wheels.
    • 1905, Francis Lynde, A Fool for Love, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, page 115
      Virginia saw the big octopod engine clamoring up the grade, …

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