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tentacle

ten·ta·cle

tentacle

 
 
pronunciation:
ten t kl
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part of speech: noun
definition: a long thin body part on the head or around the mouth of some animals. Tentacles are used for feeling or taking hold of things.
Octopus and squid have tentacles.
 
derivations: tentacled (adj.), tentacular (adj.)
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  mollusk, worm