Origin of tentacle
Examples from the Web for tentacular
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 arms long, not retractile; resisting apparatus well developed.
I have curtailed it in order not to interfere with the representation of the lower lip and tentacular muco-cartilages.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
Tentacular cirri similarly formed, as is also the first neurocirrus, the latter less clavate below the slender tip.
The stinging continued during the whole time that the minutest portion of the tentacular remained adherent to the skin.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
Tentacular cirri much longer than the tentacles, attenuated distad, pointed.
British Dictionary definitions for tentacular
Word Origin for tentacle
Word Origin and History for tentacular
1762, from Modern Latin tentaculum "feeler," from Latin tentare "to feel, try" (variant of temptare "to feel, try, test") + -culum, diminutive suffix.