noun \ˌkä-lə-ˈmär-ē, ˈka-lə-ˌmer-ē\

Definition of CALAMARI

:  squid used as food

Origin of CALAMARI

Italian, plural of calamaro, calamaio, from Medieval Latin calamarium ink pot, from Latin calamus; from the inky substance the squid secretes
First Known Use: circa 1961

Other Food Terms

Reuben, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with CALAMARI


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