5 letter words with OLY in the middle

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words with OLY in the middle in English

Common 5 letter words with OLY in the middle with meaning

Heres the dictionary-style entry for "polyp": Polyp 1. Parts of Speech:


2. Definitions:

a small, usually sedentary marine animal that forms a colony with others of its kind, having a mouth surrounded by tentacles with stinging cells.

3. Pronunciations:

US: /ˈpɑː.lɪp/

UK: /ˈpɒl.ɪp/

4. Origin and Usage:

The word "polyp" comes from the Greek "polypous," meaning "many-footed." Polyps are a type of marine animal that can be found in coral reefs, rocky shores, and other aquatic environments. They are characterized by their cylindrical bodies, which are attached to a surface by a stalk. Polyps can reproduce both asexually and sexually, and they are an important part of the marine ecosystem.

5. Synonyms:

coral, anemone, jellyfish, hydra, sea anemone

6. Related Words:

coral, jelly, hydra, anole, ancon

7. Example Sentences:
  • The coral reef was teeming with polyps of all shapes and sizes.
  • The polyps tentacles were covered in stinging cells that it used to catch prey.
  • Scientists are studying the genetic makeup of polyps to better understand their role in the marine ecosystem.