loligo definition

  • noun:
    • A member for the Loligo genus of cephalopods; a squid.
    • A genus of cephalopods, including many species of squids, typical on coasts of The united states and Europe. These are typically much used for seafood bait.
    • The typical genus associated with the family Loliginid√¶. L. vulgaris may be the typical European squid. L. pealei, L. galei, and L. brevis tend to be American types.
    • notably flattened cylindrical squid

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