Definition of giant squid in English:

Share this entry

giant squid

noun

A deep-sea squid that is the largest known invertebrate, reaching a length of 59 feet (18 m) or more.
  • Genus Architeuthis, order Teuthoidea
Example sentences
  • He was able to shoot a variety of animals, including other species of squid, but the giant squid remained elusive.
  • Their latest findings show that giant squids, the largest invertebrates on Earth, live about 14 years or less and tend to live at depths of 125 to 250 meters.
  • The giant squid has always enjoyed a reputation of mythic proportions.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.