1. octopus bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles
  2. aquatics sports that involve bodies of water
  3. Agathis kauri pine
  4. Aegates a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean
  5. Yokuts a member of the North American Indian people of the San Joaquin Valley
  6. autopsy an examination and dissection of a dead body
  7. Ictiobus buffalo fishes
  8. ectasis dilatation or distension of a hollow organ
  9. Aegilops goat grass
  10. Oedipus (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
  11. eclipse the phenomenon when one celestial body obscures another
  12. Actitis a genus of Scolopacidae
  13. Octans the constellation that includes the southern celestial pole
  14. adipose composed of animal fat
  15. rocket base a military base for rocket missiles
  16. actress a female actor
  17. archetype something that serves as a model
  18. ADPS a system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage
  19. octopod a cephalopod with eight arms but lacking an internal shell
  20. ecdysis periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles