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It isn't. The plural of platypus is platypuses, not platypi.

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โˆ™ 2020-03-30 17:43:11

Wrong I work I work with other esteemed individuals in the field and it is in fact platipussies

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Is multiple platypus platypi or platypus?

Multiple platypus are Platypuses.


What did they do with the platypus?

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Is the plural word for platypus platypi?

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What is the correct way to say the plural of platypus?

The plural of platypus is platypuses.It is not platypi.


What is the word for more than one platypus?

More than one platypus is "platypuses". It is not "platypi".


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More than one platypus is two or more platypuses. The plural is not 'platypi'.


Do some animals plural end in pi?

octopus- octopi platypus- platypuses not platypi.


What is the plural of platypus?

"Platypus" or "platypuses" are both accepted plural forms.The plural of platypus is not platypi. It is unfortunate that some dictionaries include platypi as a plural. Listing "octopi" as the plural of octopus is also incorrect, for the same reason. Both words are from Greek, not Latin."Platypi" is a colloquialism, and incorrect both grammatically and etymologically. The term uses pseudo-Latin rules.


What plural word has less letters than its singular form?

Platypus - platypi cactus - cacti


Are platypus feral?

No. They are wild. Feral refers to animals that were once domesticated or their descendants. Platypi were never domesticated.

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