English version

krill

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology
krillkrill /krɪl/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBsmall shellfish
Examples from the Corpus
krillExploitation of the region first depleted it of fur seals and whales; now the same fate threatens fish and krill.Prevalence of krill in summer surface waters has given rise to a misconception that krill and other euphausiids constantly dominate the zooplankton.We will also start harvesting alternative types of seafood, krill for instance, in order to supplement our food.
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