Definition of Loligo

1. Noun. Somewhat flattened cylindrical squid.

Generic synonyms: Squid
Group relationships: Genus Loligo



Definition of Loligo

1. n. A genus of cephalopods, including numerous species of squids, common on the coasts of America and Europe. They are much used for fish bait.

Definition of Loligo

1. Noun. A member of the ''Loligo'' genus of cephalopods; a squid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loligo

1. the common squid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Loligo

1. A genus of cephalopods, including numerous species of squids, common on the coasts of America and Europe. They are much used for fish bait. Origin: L, cuttle fish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loligo

lojbanizes
lojbanizing
loke
lokes
loki
lokorys
lokshen
lolapaloosa
lolapalooza
lolcow
lolcows
loli
lolicons
loligo (current term)
loligos
loliism
loline
lolis
lolium
loliums
loll
loll around
lollapalooza
lollapaloozas
lolled
loller
lollers
lolli-pop

Literary usage of Loligo

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1. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1837)
"FOSSIL REMAINS OF NAKED MOLLUSKS, PENS, AND 1NK-BAC OF loligo. IT is well known that the common Cuttle Fish, and other living species of Cephalopods,* which ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Three species are found in the European seas. L. vulgaris; Sepia loligo, L.; Rondel., 506; Salv. 169. Fin* forming a rhomb at the bottom of the sac. ..."

3. A Manual of the Mollusca: Being a Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells by Samuel Peckworth Woodward, Ralph Tate (1875)
"Type, L. vulgaris (sepia loligo, L.). Fig. 1. PI. I., fig. 6 (pen). ... Steenstrup recognises only seven living species of loligo, all the others so called ..."

4. Zoe: A Biological Journal by Townshend Stith Brandegee, Katharine Layne Brandegee (1908)
"Recently, while passing through the San Francisco and Oakland markets, I found a form of a loligo lying on the stalls of the fish dealers, ..."

5. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1900)
"(a) loligo. In the region in which cleavage began, ie, at the animal pole of the egg, a swelling forms in consequence of the thickening of the ..."

6. Morphology of Invertebrate Types by Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (1916)
"Injection of the circulatory system is not necessary. Each student should receive if possible one specimen of each sex. Descriptive Part loligo ..."

7. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1890)
"The loligo is also able to dart above the surface of the water, and the scallop does the same, just like an arrow as it were. ..."

8. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"193) are large and somewhat similar */•' superficially to those of vertebrates (com- the eye of a squid, loligo, pare Fig. I93 with Fig. 351). ..."

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