What does squilla mean?

Definitions for squilla
ˈskwɪl ə; ˈskwɪl isquil·la

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squilla, mantis prawnnoun

    a kind of mantis shrimp


  1. squillanoun

    Any of the genus Squilla of mantis shrimps.

  2. Etymology: From the genus name.


  1. Squilla

    Squilla is a genus of mantis shrimp. It includes the following species:


  1. squilla

    Squilla is a genus of large mantis shrimps in the family Squillidae, found in temperate and tropical waters across the world. These marine crustaceans are known for their vibrant colors and strong, sharp claws. The term "squilla" can also refer to the Mediterranean plant species Urginea maritima, also known as sea squill or sea onion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Squillanoun

    any one of numerous stomapod crustaceans of the genus Squilla and allied genera. They make burrows in mud or beneath stones on the seashore. Called also mantis shrimp. See Illust. under Stomapoda

  2. Etymology: [L., a sea onion, also, a prawn or shrimp. See Squill.]


  1. Squilla

    Squilla is a genus of mantis shrimp. It includes the following species: ⁕Squilla aculeata Bigelow, 1893 ⁕Squilla biformis Bigelow, 1891 ⁕Squilla bigelowi Schmitt, 1940 ⁕Squilla brasiliensis Calman, 1917 ⁕Squilla cadenati Manning, 1970 ⁕Squilla caribaea Manning, 1969 ⁕Squilla chydaea Manning, 1962 ⁕Squilla deceptrix Manning, 1969 ⁕Squilla discors Manning, 1962 ⁕Squilla edentata ⁕Squilla empusa Say, 1818 ⁕Squilla grenadensis Manning, 1969 ⁕Squilla hancocki Schmitt, 1940 ⁕Squilla intermedia Bigelow, 1893 ⁕Squilla latreillei ⁕Squilla lijdingi Holthuis, 1959 ⁕Squilla mantis ⁕Squilla mantoidea Bigelow, 1893 ⁕Squilla obtusa Holthuis, 1959 ⁕Squilla panamensis Bigelow, 1891 ⁕Squilla parva Bigelow, 1891 ⁕Squilla rugosa Bigelow, 1893 ⁕Squilla surinamica Holthuis, 1959 ⁕Squilla tiburonensis Schmitt, 1940

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Squilla is ranked #153769 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Squilla surname appeared 106 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Squilla.

    93.4% or 99 total occurrences were White.
    6.6% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squilla in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squilla in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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