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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a kind of mantis shrimp [syn: squilla, mantis prawn]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural squillas or squillae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, shrimp, crayfish Date: 1658 any of various stomatopod crustaceans (especially genus Squilla) that burrow in mud or beneath stones in shallow water along the seashore

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Squilla Squil"la, n.; pl. E. Squillas, L. Squill[ae]. [L., a sea onion, also, a prawn or shrimp. See Squill.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous stomapod crustaceans of the genus Squilla and allied genera. They make burrows in mud or beneath stones on the seashore. Called also mantis shrimp. See Illust. under Stomapoda.



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