Simple Definition of krill
: very small creatures in the ocean that are the main food of some whales
Full Definition of krill
: planktonic crustaceans and their larvae (order or suborder Euphausiacea and especially genus Euphausia) that constitute the principal food of baleen whales
Origin of krill
Norwegian kril fry of fish
First Known Use: 1907
KRILL Defined for Kids
Definition of krill for Students
: tiny floating sea animals that resemble shrimp and are a chief food source of some whales
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