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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the nature of a polypus; having many feet or roots, like a polypus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of the nature of a polypus; having many feet or roots, like the polypus; affected with polypus.

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  • adjective Relating to, resembling, or characterized by the presence of a polyp.

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Examples

  • The original hand-to-mouth entertainers take their show on the road through the fungous, unillumined woods of aeon-decayed New England, wherein lurk the unhallowed, polypous horrors of immemorial abysses.

    February 26th, 2007

  • Fig. 4, Plate 58, represents the neck of the bladder and neighbouring part of the urethra of an ox, in which a polypous growth is seen attached by a long pedicle to the veru montanum and blocking up the neck of the bladder.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • The coral is a cretaceous marine product, the deposit by minute polypous animals of calcareous matter in cells in which the animal lives.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Fibrinous coagula and polypous concretions may be found in the cavities of the heart.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • He did not observe Vertigo, who stood in the air behind him, trying to lay hold of him with his outstretched polypous arms.

    Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

  • But, for this operation, which is difficult to perform, and which may be followed by a new polypous production, when the base is not perfectly destroyed, we may substitute the forcible detachment, especially when we have to act on vascular and soft excrescences.

    The Dog

  • These polypous productions obstruct the passage of the air, and more or less impede the breathing.

    The Dog

  • He giveth SLACK and He taketh SLACK and what this groping polypous Fate-Warper is making us do dates back to Homo Correctus, First Whole Man, the Yeti Adam; He “formed a man from the dust of the ground” read: “shot his wad of DNA straight into the brains of Ramapithicus” and only by letting our bodies obey the Code of financial lust survival that is built into them can our souls be freed from His INEVITABLE FIST.

    The Book of the SubGenius

  • He giveth SLACK and He taketh SLACK and what this groping polypous Fate-Warper is making us do dates back to Homo Correctus, First Whole Man, the Yeti Adam; He “formed a man from the dust of the ground” read: “shot his wad of DNA straight into the brains of Ramapithicus” and only by letting our bodies obey the Code of financial lust survival that is built into them can our souls be freed from His INEVITABLE FIST.

    The Book of the SubGenius

  • He giveth SLACK and He taketh SLACK and what this groping polypous Fate-Warper is making us do dates back to Homo Correctus, First Whole Man, the Yeti Adam; He “formed a man from the dust of the ground” read: “shot his wad of DNA straight into the brains of Ramapithicus” and only by letting our bodies obey the Code of financial lust survival that is built into them can our souls be freed from His INEVITABLE FIST.

    The Book of the SubGenius

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  • (adj): like, or pertaining to a polypus, or kind of tumor, as in the nose, bladder, rectum, or colon; like or pertaining to a polyp.

    January 16, 2009