devilfish

noun
dev·​il·​fish | \ ˈde-vᵊl-ˌfish How to pronounce devilfish (audio) \

Definition of devilfish

2 : octopus broadly : any large cephalopod

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they saw a devilfish when they went scuba diving in the Caribbean, but it swam away quickly

First Known Use of devilfish

1709, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of devilfish was in 1709

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“Devilfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devilfish. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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