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What is the plural of octopus?

What is the plural of octopus?
The plural form of octopus is octopuses (or occasionally octopodes). Although it is often supposed that octopi is the 'correct' plural of octopus, and it has been in use for longer than the usual Anglicized plural octopuses, it in fact originates as an error. Octopus is not a simple Latin word of the second declension, but a Latinized form of the Greek word oktopous, and its 'correct' plural would logically be octopodes.

Most dictionaries will list both octopuses and octopi as correct plurals.
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What are octopus?

They are cephalopod mulluscs and also they are underwater animals tht have eight to 10 legs and when they have babys they die

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Plural for octopus?

Octopuses or octopodes. The Anglicized (and most common) plural form of octopus is octopuses. Although it is often supposed that octopi is the 'correct' plural of octopus, and (MORE)

What is plural for octopus?

octopuses is the plural word octopus that is known so far in the UK and US. ======= Octopuses (or occasionally octopodes). Although it is often supposed that octopi is the ' (MORE)

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What are plurals?

Plurals are words that mean more than one.for example:Party become Parties Penny become pennies Family becomes families Sixty becomes Sixties! etc

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What is the plural form of octopus?

The plural of Octopus is Octopuses. Octopodes is also acceptable but rarely used. The common misconception that the plural is octopi comes from the incorrect assumption that O (MORE)

What is the plural of that?

The plural of that is those. e.g."That person and those people."

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What is the plural of did?

Actually did is the past sense verb of the original verb 'do'. There is no bifurcation as singular and plural for the verbs. Though you use it for singular person or plural pe (MORE)

What is the plural possessive form of octopus?

Before determining what the plural possessive form of "octopus" is, one must decide on which plural form to use. Many people incorrectly believe that the plural form of "octo (MORE)

Why is octopi the plural of octopus but platypus is platypuses and not platypi?

The pluralization of octopus as "octopi" is in fact, in its Latinate form, incorrect, as this would require it to be a second declension Latin word. Since its classification i (MORE)