septopus etymology

English word septopus comes from English octopus, English octo- (Eight.), English septo- (Septum. Seven.)

Detailed word origin of septopus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
octopus English (eng) (uncountable) The flesh of these marine molluscs eaten as food.. An organization that has many powerful branches controlled from the centre.. Any of several marine molluscs/mollusks, of the family Octopodidae, having no internal or external protective shell or bone (unlike the nautilus, squid or cuttlefish) and eight arms each covered with suckers.
octo- English (eng) Eight.
septo- English (eng) Septum. Seven.
septopus English (eng) (rare, jocular) An octopus or octopus-like creature with only seven legs.

Words with the same origin as septopus

Descendants of octopus
Kochtopus octopic
Descendants of octo-
Octomom isooctane octane octanedione octanol octoate octobass octobassist octobrachiate octocellular octocentenary octochamp octocoral octodentate octofoil octolateral octolocular octonaphthene octopetalous octophone octopole octoradiated octospermous octoword
Descendants of septo-
Septoria septogram septohippocampal septoic septolateral septomarginal septomaxilla septomaxillary septonasal septoplasty septorhinoplasty septotemporal