noun, plural cal·a·mar·ies.
Origin of calamary
Examples from the Web for calamary
The only doubt I have is whether the fisherman correctly described his assailant as an octopus, and whether it was not a calamary.
Squid, skwid, n. a kind of cuttle-fish or calamary: a lure used in trolling for fish.
It seldom exceeds four or five inches in length, and, like the Calamary, is used largely as a bait by fishermen.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
An animal allied to the cuttle-fish, belonging to the class Cephalopoda; the calamary or Loligo of naturalists.
A name for the calamary, Loligo vulgaris, an animal allied to the cuttle-fish.