Qatar is just a little spit of land that looks like a polyp on edge of Saudi Arabia.
A pedantic and self-important “paper architect,” polyp goes into crisis when his marriage dissolves.
Coastal construction gives them more places for their polyp stages to colonize.
polyp hops a Greyhound bus and lands in a small rural town, where he talks his way into a job as a car mechanic.
It is rare to find in the polyp a regular, symmetrical disposition of the tentacles as in the medusa.
"It is nothing for a polyp only to be spitted," says Trembley.
An ancient Greek name of a polyp, formerly believed to be a plant.
On a polyp a bud is formed by a hollow outgrowth of the body-wall.
Such are the hydra, the polyp, the coral, and the sea-anemone.
In the substance of this polyp lives a crustacean, the nature of which Mons.
c.1400, "nasal tumor," from Middle French polype and directly from Latin polypus "cuttlefish," also "nasal tumor," from Greek (Doric, Aeolic) polypos "octopus, cuttlefish," from polys "many" (see poly-) + pous "foot" (see foot (n.)). Etymological sense revived 1742 as a name for hydras and sea anemones (earlier polypus, early 16c.). The Latin word is the source of French poulpe "octopus."
polyp pol·yp (pŏl'ĭp)
A usually nonmalignant growth of tissue protruding from the mucous lining of an organ such as the nose, bladder, or intestine, often causing obstruction. Also called polypus.