Octocerata
Octocerata Oc`to*cer"a*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'oktw` eight + ?, a horn.] (Zo["o]l.) A suborder of Cephalopoda including {Octopus}, {Argonauta}, and allied genera, having eight arms around the head; -- called also {Octopoda}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Octocerăta — Octocerăta, (O. Blainv.) so v.w. Octopus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Octopoda — Octocerata Oc to*cer a*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. oktw eight + ?, a horn.] (Zo[ o]l.) A suborder of Cephalopoda including {Octopus}, {Argonauta}, and allied genera, having eight arms around the head; called also {Octopoda}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Octocera — Oc*toc e*ra, n. pl. [NL.] Octocerata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Octopod — Oc to*pod, n. [Gr. ? eight footed; oktw eight + poy s, podo s, foot: cf. F. octopode.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Octocerata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Octopoda — Oc*top o*da, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Same as {Octocerata}. (b) Same as {Arachnida}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Octopodia — Oc to*po di*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. oktw eight + ? a little foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Octocerata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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