from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a tentacle or tentacles; tentaculated; tentaculiferous.
  • Tentaculiform; tentacular: a less careful usage: as, tentaculate processes.
  • Of or pertaining to the Tentaculata: as, crinoids are tentaculate echinoderms.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having tentacles, or organs like tentacles; tentacled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Having tentacles, or organs like tentacles; tentacled.


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  • And oddest of all, as it seemed to me for the moment, two or three of these weird inhabitants of a subterranean world, a world sheltered by innumerable miles of rock from sun or rain, carried umbrellas in their tentaculate hands — real terrestrial looking umbrellas!

    First Men in the Moon

  • “Among their catch was a many-tentaculate, evil-eyed black thing, ferociously active, whose appearance they greeted with shrieks and twitters, and which with quick, nervous movements they hacked to pieces by means of little hatchets.

    First Men in the Moon


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