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



BrE BrE//skwɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//skwɪd//
[countable, uncountable] (pl. squid, squids) Invertebrates
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a sea creature that has a long soft body, eight arms and two tentacles (= long thin parts like arms) around its mouth, and that is sometimes used for food See related entries: Invertebrates Word Originlate 16th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: squid