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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
Example sentences from the Web for tentacle
Initial charges against Sarkozy in that tentacular Bettencourt case had been dropped.France’s Ex-Prez Sarkozy Placed Under Formal Investigation for Corruption|Tracy McNicoll|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I spent years writing a novel in which three characters get pulled into an elaborate and tentacular conspiracy.
But even paranoid melodramatic self-aggrandizers sniff out nefarious and tentacular plots from time to time.
Tentacular cirri similarly formed, as is also the first neurocirrus, the latter less clavate below the slender tip.
Tentacular cirri and notocirri similar in form to the median tentacle.
Ventral tentacular cirrus of second somite of a thin or foliaceous and asymmetrical form.
Antenn, tentacular cirri and notocirri banded at base and distally with black.
Ventral tentacular cirrus of II of a thick, leaf-shaped form, sublanceolate in outline and much like the notocirri.