Complete Definition of "squid"

see|SQUID
English

Etymology
Unknown. Perhaps related to squirt

Pronunciation
wikipedia
IPA|/skwɪd/
audio|en-us-squid.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪd|-ɪd

Image:Iwami squid drying DSC01868.jpg|thumb|right|Squid drying

Noun
en-noun|pl2=squid

  1. Any of several carnivorous marine cephalopod mollusks, of the order Teuthida, having a mantle, eight arms, and a pair of tentacles
  2. context|mildly|pejorative A sailor in the Navy.

Translations
trans-top|sea animal
Chinese: çè³, ä¹è´¼ (wÅ«zéi); é­·é­, 鱿鱼 (yóuyú)
Croatian: t-|hr|lignja|f
Czech: t-|cs|krakatice|f
Danish: blæksprutte g|Danish
Dutch: t+|nl|inktvis|m
Esperanto: sepio
Finnish: t+|fi|mustekala
French: seiche f (10 arms), pieuvre f (8 arms), poulpe f (8 arms), encornet m, calmar m
German: Kalmar m (1), Tintenfisch m (1)
Greek: καλαμάÏι (kalamári) n, ÏεÏÎ¸Î¯Ï (tefthis) f
Indonesian: cumi-cumi, nus, ikan sotong
Interlingua: calamar
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|calamaro|m
Japanese: ã¤ã« (çè³, ika)
Korean: ì¤ì§ì´ (çè³, ojing-eo)
Lithuanian: kalmaras m
Norwegian: t+|no|akkar|m
Polish: kalmar
Portuguese: t+|pt|lula|f
Russian: калÑÐ¼Ð°Ñ (kalâmár) m
Spanish: t+|es|calamar|m
Swedish: t-|sv|bläckfisk|c
Tok Pisin: urita
Turkish: mürekkep balıÄı [-nı]
trans-bottom

Derived terms
giant squid
colossal squid
jumbo squid

See also
calamari
cuttlefish
octopus

Category:Mollusks
Category:Unknown etymology

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