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loliginid

[ lol-i-jin-id ]
/ ˌlɒl ɪˈdʒɪn ɪd /
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noun

any member of the squid family Loliginidae, having an elongated conical body and partially retractable tentacles.

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Origin of loliginid

<New Latin Loliginidae family name, equivalent to loligin- (stem of Loligo the type genus, Latin lollīgō squid) + -idae-id2

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