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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Squid \Squid\ (skw[i^]d), n. [Cf. Squirt.]
     1. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of ten-armed
        cephalopods having a long, tapered body, and a caudal fin
        on each side; especially, any species of Loligo,
        Ommastrephes, and related genera. See Calamary,
        Decacerata, Dibranchiata.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Some of these squids are very abundant on the Atlantic
           coast of North America, and are used in large
           quantities for bait, especially in the cod fishery. The
           most abundant of the American squids are the northern
           squid ({Ommastrephes illecebrosus), ranging from
           Southern New England to Newfoundland, and the southern
           squid ({Loligo Pealii), ranging from Virginia to
           Massachusetts.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A fishhook with a piece of bright lead, bone, or other
        substance, fastened on its shank to imitate a squid.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Flying squid, Giant squid. (Zool.) See under Flying,
        and Giant.
  
     Squid hound (Zool.), the striped bass.
        [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  squid
       n 1: (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food [syn: calamari, calamary]
       2: widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk
          having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins
       [also: squidding, squidded]

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