Calamari definitions

kä'lə-mä'rē, kăl'ə-
Squid prepared as food.
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Squid cooked as food, esp. as an Italian dish.
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Squid as food, especially cooked in the form of calamari rings.
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Squid, the mollusk, in general.
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Origin of calamari

Italian pl. of calamaro from Late Latin calamārium pen-case from Latin calamārius relating to a reed pen from calamus reed pen (perhaps from the “ink” the squid secretes) calamus