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

 

squid

 noun
noun
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 Origin late 16th cent.: of unknown origin.
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