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squilla

noun squil·la \ˈskwi-lə\
plural squillas or squil·lae \ˈskwi-ˌlē, -ˌlī\

Definition of SQUILLA

:  any of various stomatopod crustaceans (especially genus Squilla) that burrow in mud or beneath stones in shallow water along the seashore
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Origin of SQUILLA

New Latin, from Latin, shrimp, crayfish
First Known Use: 1658

Rhymes with SQUILLA

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