HyperDic: tentacle

English > 2 senses of the word tentacle:
NOUNattributetentaclesomething that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold
animaltentacleany of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals
tentacle > pronunciation
Soundsteh'ntahkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tentacle: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningSomething that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold.
Example"caught in the tentacles of organized crime"
Broadergrip, graspAn intellectual hold or understanding
Spanishtentáculo
Catalantentacle
Adjectivestentacularof or relating to or resembling tentacles
English > tentacle: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion.
Narrowerantenna, feelerOne of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans
barbel, feelerslender tactile process on the jaws of a fish
Broaderprocess, outgrowth, appendageA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
Spanishtentáculo
Catalantentacle
Adjectivestentacledhaving tentacles
tentacularof or relating to or resembling tentacles

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