giant squidgiant squid
any of a genus (Architeuthis) of very large squids that reach a length of 18.3 m (60 ft): it is the largest invertebrate
Any of various large squids of the genus Architeuthis, having small ovoid fins and very long arms and tentacles. Giant squids live in deep ocean waters and can attain lengths of 13 meters (43 feet).
(plural giant squids or giant squid)
- Any of several species of very large squid, of the family Architeuthidae, that live at great depths, and of which little is known.