architeuthis


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Architeuthis \Ar`chi*teu"this\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. pref. ? + ?, ?,
   a kind of squid.] (Zool.)
   A genus of gigantic cephalopods, allied to the squids, found
   esp. in the North Atlantic and about New Zealand.
   [1913 Webster]
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