- Any of several carnivorous marine cephalopod mollusks, of the order Teuthida, having a mantle, eight arms, and a pair of tentacles
- (context, mildly, pejorative) A sailor in the Navy.
Etymology: Unknown. Perhaps related to squirt
- Dutch: inktvis(nl)m
- French: seiche (10 arms), pieuvre (8 arms), poulpe (8 arms), encornet , calmar
- German: Kalmar (1), Tintenfisch (1)
- Italian: calamaro(it)m
- Spanish: calamar(es)m
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