squilla

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English[edit]

Squilla mantis
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin squilla, from Ancient Greek σκίλλα ‎(skílla).[1]

Noun[edit]

squilla ‎(plural squillas or squillae)

  1. A dinner bell, (historical) a shrill little bell used to signal dinner for medieval monks.
  2. (botany, obsolete) The squill, the sea-onion.
  3. (zoology) The mantis shrimp (Squilla mantis) or other members of the genus Squilla.
  4. (zoology, obsolete) An insect resembling the mantis shrimp.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

squilla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of squillare
  2. second-person singular imperative of squillare

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek σκίλλα ‎(skílla, squill, Urginea maritima).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

squilla f ‎(genitive squillae); first declension

  1. (botany) The squill or sea-onion.
  2. A shrill little dinner bell used by medieval monks.
  3. A kind of shrimp

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative squilla squillae
genitive squillae squillārum
dative squillae squillīs
accusative squillam squillās
ablative squillā squillīs
vocative squilla squillae

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