poulpe

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French poulpe. Doublet of polyp.

Noun[edit]

poulpe (plural poulpes)

  1. (archaic) An octopus.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately borrowed from Latin polypūs, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous). Doublet of polype and pieuvre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pulp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

poulpe m (plural poulpes)

  1. an octopus
    Synonym: pieuvre

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