Definition of krill noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//krɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//krɪl//
[plural] Invertebrates
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very small shellfish that live in the sea around the Antarctic and are eaten by whales See related entries: Invertebrates Word Origin early 20th cent.: from Norwegian kril ‘small fish fry’.
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