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Origin of tentacle
OTHER WORDS FROM tentacleten·tac·u·lar [ten-tak-yuh-ler], /tɛnˈtæk yə lər/, adjectiveten·ta·cle·like, ten·tac·u·loid, adjectivein·ter·ten·tac·u·lar, adjectivesub·ten·tac·u·lar, adjective
Words nearby tentacle
Example sentences from the Web for tentacle
In early summer, bright-purple flowers burst joyfully from the ends of their tentacles.
Then came a sea pig — a squishy thing that looks like a living pink balloon, but with tentacles.
Not too shabby for a creature less than a year old who had never set a tentacle on the pitch.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Thing, as though thoroughly awakened and vitalized by its unusual fare, was putting forth a tentacle.
The tentacle was withdrawn a short distance; then like a flash it shot towards the boat, writhing as it came.The Boy Scouts Book of Stories|Various
A tentacle of flame reached out from the monster by the metal pot, but it only circled the men.The Whispering Spheres|Russell Robert Winterbotham
It was Illy's tentacle, with the tendrils of the tip spread out like a little bush.The Big Time|Fritz Reuter Leiber
The tentacle swept aside, and did not try to bar him, while he sent his will crashing against that brightly gleaming cube.