loligo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lolīgo.

Noun[edit]

loligo (plural loligos)

  1. A member of the Loligo genus of cephalopods; a squid.
    • 1658, Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus:
      the learned may consider the Crystalline humour of the eye in the cuttle fish and Loligo.
    • 1882, Popular Science (volume 21, number 46, October 1882, page 755)
      [] the loligos or squids, the sepias, and the argonauts or paper nautili, are among the best known of its representatives.

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Noun[edit]

lōlīgō f (genitive lōlīginis); third declension

  1. a squid
  2. a cuttlefish

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lōlīgō lōlīginēs
genitive lōlīginis lōlīginum
dative lōlīginī lōlīginibus
accusative lōlīginem lōlīginēs
ablative lōlīgine lōlīginibus
vocative lōlīgō lōlīginēs

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