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 for 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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  architeuthis
      n 1: largest mollusk known about but never seen (to 60 feet
           long) [syn: architeuthis, giant squid]

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