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The most poisonous octopus in the world is called the blue-ringed octopus. It is known to be very deadly to humans. Its blue and black rings warn other animals to stay away from it.

grammarist.com/usage/octopi-octopuses

Octopi, the supposed plural of octopus, is a favorite among fans of quirky words, but it has no etymological basis.The form was created by English speakers out of a mistaken belief that octopus is Latin and hence pluralized with an -i ending. But octopus comes from ancient Greek, where its plural is octopodes, and though it came to English via scientific Latin—one of the late varieties of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octopus

The octopus is a soft-bodied, eight-limbed mollusc of the order Octopoda.Around 300 species are recognised, and the order is grouped within the class Cephalopoda with squids, cuttlefish, and nautiloids.Like other cephalopods, the octopus is bilaterally symmetric with two eyes and a beak, with its mouth at the center point of the eight limbs (traditionally called "arms", sometimes mistake...

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What are multiple octopus called? ... The octopus is called devilfish because it wraps its prey (food) in its many legs and to escape predators (or enemies) it squirts out black ink, though the ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/13135/two-octopi-whats...

The most common plural for octopus is octopuses.People with a background in Greek or who want to sound pedantic may use octopodes although it is rarely used. Some people (and dictionaries) also use octopi thinking it is how Latin would do the plural for octopus, but octopus actually comes from Greek not Latin. I don't know if there is a "right" answer since what is right in language ...

www.grammarly.com/blog/octopi-octopuses

How do you make octopus plural? It’s simple! The plural is octopuses.Why do some dictionaries also list octopi as a possibility? In Latin, some plurals end with an i. The problem is, octopus derives from Greek. The i was a mistake, but so many people adopted it that it became an acceptable alternative.

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ten-curious-facts...

Ten Curious Facts About Octopuses ... The plural of octopus is octopuses. ... Multiple males either insert their spermatophores directly into a tubular funnel that the female uses to breathe, or ...

scrabble.wonderhowto.com/news/octopus-conundrum-octopuses...

A couple of days ago, I had some questions regarding the mighty tentacled beast of our oceans— the octopus. Actually, I was just curious as to what an octopus was, and I found the answer, which was a cephalopod mollusk in the order Octopoda. But that's not all I came across.

boingboing.net/2010/07/27/octopuses-octopi-oct.html

What's the plural of octopus? Octopuses? Octopi? Octopodes? According to this video by Merriam Webster editor Kory Stamper, all three are technically correct.

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What are the plurals of ‘octopus’, ‘hippopotamus’, ‘syllabus’? English words of Latin or Greek origin have rather unpredictable plurals, and each one usually depends on how well established that particular word is. It may also depend on whether the Latin or Greek form of the plural is either easily recognizable or pleasant to the ...