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  • noun

Synonyms for octopus

tentacles of octopus prepared as food

bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles

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The golf-ball-size, blue-ringed octopus found off the coast of Australia has enough venom in it to kill eight adults.
It's the same poison found in a number of other creatures, including puffer fish, several types of frogs, North America's rough-skinned newt, the blue-ringed octopus, and some other flatworms.
And only a few, such as the blue-ringed Octopus of Australia, are poisonous.
Apparently the Australian blue-ringed octopus may be small, but it produces the deadliest poison known to man.
Wild Climbers(TM) Blue Ringed Octopus -- Bubbling up from the briny deep, the Blue-Ringed Octopus Wild Climber arrives in 2004.