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EtymologyEdit

From Latin polypūs, from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous)

NounEdit

polypus (plural polypi or polypuses)

  1. A cardiac thrombus usually found post-mortem.
  2. (archaic) An octopus.

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous).

NounEdit

polypus m (genitive polypī); second declension
polypūs m (genitive polypodos); third declension

  1. octopus
  2. cuttlefish
  3. nasal tumor

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative polypus polypī
genitive polypī polypōrum
dative polypō polypīs
accusative polypum polypōs
ablative polypō polypīs
vocative polype polypī

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative polypūs polypodēs
genitive polypodis polypodum
dative polypodī polypodibus
accusative polypodem polypodēs
ablative polypode polypodibus
vocative polypūs polypodēs

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