Definition of Calamari

1. Noun. (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food.

Exact synonyms: Calamary, Squid
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Group relationships: Squid
Generic synonyms: Seafood
Geographical relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy



Definition of Calamari

1. Noun. squid as food, especially cooked in the form of calamari rings ¹

2. Noun. squid, the mollusk, in general ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calamari

1. squid used as food [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamari

calade
caladenia
calades
caladium
caladiums
calaite
calaites
calaloo
calalu
calamanco
calamancoes
calamancos
calamander
calamanders
calamari (current term)
calamari ring
calamaries
calamaris
calamars
calamary
calamata
calamatas
calambac
calambour
calami
calamine
calamine lotion
calamined
calamines

Literary usage of Calamari

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1. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1875)
"The spine of E. calamari« are banded white and brown, and in section show an exceedingly wide central hollow, occupied by a loose reticulation in injured ..."

2. Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Cookbook by Susan Pollack (2005)
"Add calamari and saute until they are golden. Add nuts, raisins, parsley, salt, pepper, ... Drain and mix with calamari sauce. Sprinkle with Romano cheese. ..."

3. Georgia and the Carolinas by Norman Renouf, Kathy Renouf (1999)
"... wine lemon butter garlic sauce and toast points ($7); Gamberetti e calamari, marinated grilled shrimp and calamari with cannellini bean relish ($8); ..."

4. Cruising Cuisine for Home Entertaining by Elena Vakhrenova (2002)
"SHRIMP Bring water to a boil and add calamari or shrimp. When water returns to a full boil calamari or shrimp are done. Using a slotted spoon, ..."

5. Adventure Guide Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"Choose from pupus, such as calamari or ... pizzas, meat lasagna, seafood risotto with shrimp, scallops, calamari and clams or baked veal shank from a recipe ..."

6. Adventure Guide to the Chesapeake Bay by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2000)
"The menu starts with a wide selection of first courses - tamales, REAL chalupas, calamari (the chef knows exactly how to cook these at their tender best), ..."

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