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squilla

[skwil-uh] /ˈskwɪl ə/
noun, plural squillas, squillae
[skwil-ee] /ˈskwɪl i/ (Show IPA)
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin; see squill
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British Dictionary definitions for squilla

squilla

/ˈskwɪlə/
noun (pl) -las, -lae (-liː)
1.
any mantis shrimp of the genus Squilla
Word Origin
C16: from Latin squilla shrimp, of obscure origin
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