Origin and Etymology of octopod
ultimately from Greek oktōpod-, oktōpous scorpion, from oktō- octa- + pod-, pous foot — more at foot
First Known Use: circa 1836
Rhymes with octopod
accolade, amphipod, arthropod, bigarade, carbonnade, cattle prod, chiffonade, decapod, defilade, demigod, diplopod, dowsing rod, enfilade, escalade, esplanade, firing squad, flying squad, fusillade, gallopade, gastropod, goldenrod, hexapod, isopod, lightning rod, lycopod, monkeypod, monopod, Novgorod, Novi Sad, piston rod, promenade, pseudopod, rémoulade, rhizopod, spinning rod, tapenade, tetrapod, theropod, traverse rod
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