Word Origin for polypus
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How to use polypus in a sentence
The same hand that has formed the polypus and the worm, has shewn us that it is able to simplify the structure of animals.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
If your monster, polypus-like, come alive again in the tail-part, you must fell that other head of him.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
On removal of the polypus there may be considerable hmorrhage.
But the cuttle-fish does not live more than a year, as neither does the polypus.
We shall see that one variety of spathion—that for detaching nasal polypus—was certainly of this shape.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne