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squid

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noun \ˈskwid\

Simple Definition of squid

  • : a sea animal that has a long, thin, soft body and 10 long arms

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of squid

plural squid or squids

  1. :  any of an order (Teuthoidea) of cephalopods having eight short arms and two usually longer tentacles, a long tapered body, a caudal fin on each side, and usually a slender internal chitinous support

Origin of squid

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1613

Rhymes with squid


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squid

intransitive verb

Definition of squid

squiddedsquidding

  1. :  to fish with or for squid



Circa 1859

First Known Use of squid

circa 1859


SQUID

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noun \ˈskwid\

Definition of SQUID

  1. :  an instrument for detecting and measuring very weak magnetic fields



Origin of squid

superconducting quantum interference device


First Known Use: 1967

Rhymes with squid


SQUID Defined for Kids

squid

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noun \ˈskwid\

Definition of squid for Students

  1. :  a sea mollusk that is related to the octopus and has a long thin soft body with eight short arms and two usually longer tentacles





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