Definition of 'squid'
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The pale cooked squid provide the perfect backdrop for the vibrant colours of the marinade. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It still looks as if it is modern squid ink. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Miles finds a giant squid and then keeps on finding strange creatures. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It features a bun made with bamboo charcoal and comes with squid ink sauce. The Sun (2014)Is there such thing as a giant squid? The Sun (2016)Add the wine and allow it to simmer while you slice the peppers as you did the squid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The squid will cook very quickly and only wants to be in the pan for about a minute. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can sit on the balcony and eat fantastic prawns and squid while you look out at the sea. Bad Food Britain (2006) Add squid and tip over salad. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is one small squid body and two sets of tentacles, and that is it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rumour had it he now cooked squid at a stall on the docks of Piraeus. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Halfway through the process, add a couple of sachets of squid ink. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Add the squid pieces, mix to coat well and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Don't be anxious about cooking squid. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When cool enough to handle, slice the squid body into strips and cut the tentacles in half. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Heat the olive oil in the sauté pan and quickly stir-fry the squid and prawns until the squid curls and the prawns turn pink. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I had it with roast chicken, but it would be just as good with something fishy such as grilled squid. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'squid'
British English: squid /skwɪd/ NOUN
A squid is a sea creature with a long soft body and many tentacles.
- American English: squid
- Arabic: حَبَّار
- Brazilian Portuguese: lula
- Chinese: 鱿鱼
- Croatian: lignja
- Czech: oliheň
- Danish: tiarmet blæksprutte
- Dutch: pijlinktvis
- European Spanish: calamar
- Finnish: mustekala
- French: calmar
- German: Tintenfisch
- Greek: καλαμάρι
- Italian: calamaro totano
- Japanese: イカ
- Korean: 오징어
- Norwegian: tiarmet blekksprut
- Polish: kałamarnica
- European Portuguese: lula
- Romanian: calamar
- Russian: кальмар
- Spanish: calamar
- Swedish: bläckfisk
- Thai: ปลาหมึก
- Turkish: kalamar
- Ukrainian: кальмар
- Vietnamese: mực ống
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