calamary

noun

cal·​a·​mary ˈka-lə-ˌmer-ē How to pronounce calamary (audio)
plural calamaries
: squid

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin calamarium

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of calamary was in 1567

Dictionary Entries Near calamary

Cite this Entry

“Calamary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calamary. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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