- A huge fictional demonic humanoid being with the head of an octopus and bat wings, around whom an insane cult developed.
- 1926 " w:H.P. Lovecraft, H.P. Lovecraft, s:The_Call_of_Cthulhu, The Call of Cthulhu
- :Then, bolder than the storied Cyclops, great slid greasily into the water and began to pursue with vast wave-raising strokes of cosmic potency.
Etymology: Invented in 1926 by w:H.P. Lovecraft, H.P. Lovecraft for his short story The Call of Cthulhu.
- Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
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