Definition of giant squid in English:

giant squid

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noun

A deep-sea squid which is the largest known invertebrate, reaching a length of 18 m (59 ft) or more.
  • Genus Architeuthis, order Teuthoidea
More 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.

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