The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gladius \Gla"di*us\, n.; pl. Gladii. [L., a sword.] (Zo["o]l.) The internal shell, or pen, of cephalopods like the squids.
n. (plural of gladius English)
Usage examples of "gladii".
Behind him, he heard his men's stubby gladii rasp free of their brass scabbards.