1. octopus bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles
  2. aquatics sports that involve bodies of water
  3. Aegates a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean
  4. Agathis kauri pine
  5. Yokuts a member of the North American Indian people of the San Joaquin Valley
  6. Ictiobus buffalo fishes
  7. Aegilops goat grass
  8. Actitis a genus of Scolopacidae
  9. autopsy an examination and dissection of a dead body
  10. ectasis dilatation or distension of a hollow organ
  11. 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
  12. Octans the constellation that includes the southern celestial pole
  13. rocket base a military base for rocket missiles
  14. ADPS a system of one or more computers and associated software with common storage
  15. agedness the property characteristic of old age
  16. Echinops genus of Mediterranean and Eurasian herbs: globe thistles
  17. Activase a thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot; used in treating acute myocardial infarction
  18. actress a female actor
  19. adipose composed of animal fat
  20. ecdysis periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

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