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loliginid

[lol-i-jin-id]
noun
  1. 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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