noun plural -pi (-paɪ)
Word Origin for polypus
Examples from the Web for polypus
The loop is then tightened until it firmly grasps the neck of the polypus (Fig. 184).
I mean go on with it in one piece, and don't hang on so many tails to it as to make it look like a polypus.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
It sounds as if she had a chronic cold or a polypus in her nose—by buther was a Greek.The Duel|A. I. Kuprin
Fears of polypus distressed the patient, though I could not discover any.
Vertigo and the Ice-Maiden seize on men as the polypus clutches at all within its reach.The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales.|Hans Christian Andersen