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squid

squid

 
pronunciation:
skwId
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part of speech: noun
inflections: squid, squids
definition: a sea animal with a long, soft body and ten strong tentacles. Squids are carnivores that eat other sea animals. They are mollusks and are closely related to octopuses. Squids range in size from four inches to over sixty feet.
 
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