Provided with or having tentacles.
(comparative more tentacled, superlative most tentacled)
- Having tentacles.
- The eight tentacled octopus swam through the water.
Variant of tentacle
- any of a variety of long, slender, flexible growths, as about the head or mouth of some invertebrate animals, used variously for grasping, feeling, moving, etc.
- Bot. any of various sensitive hairs on the leaves of some plants, as those used in capturing insects
Origin of tentacleModern Latin tentaculum ; from Classical Latin tentare, to touch: see tent