calamari means: Squid from Spain and Italy (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does calamari mean?
The octopus is closely related to this ten-armed cephalopod. Their sizes range from one inch up to 80 feet. It is firm, chewy and has a sweet taste. The meat can become rubbery if it is over-cooked. (in Cooking Dictionary)
As food, squid. (in Merlin Dictionary)