squilla

squilla

[skwil-uh]
noun, plural squillas, squillae [skwil-ee] .

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin; see squill

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squilla (ˈskwɪlə)
 
n , pl -las, -lae
any mantis shrimp of the genus Squilla
 
[C16: from Latin squilla shrimp, of obscure origin]

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