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sting·ray

 (stĭng′rā′)
n.
Any of various rays chiefly of the family Dasyatidae, having a whiplike tail armed with one or more venomous spines used for defense. Also called stingaree.

stingray

(ˈstɪŋˌreɪ)
n
(Animals) any ray of the family Dasyatidae, having a whiplike tail bearing a serrated venomous spine capable of inflicting painful weals on man

sting•ray

(ˈstɪŋˌreɪ)

n.
any ray of the family Dasyatidae, having a flexible tail armed with a bony, usu. poisonous spine.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stingray - large venomous ray with large barbed spines near the base of a thin whiplike tail capable of inflicting severe woundsstingray - large venomous ray with large barbed spines near the base of a thin whiplike tail capable of inflicting severe wounds
ray - cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins
Dasyatis centroura, roughtail stingray - one of the largest stingrays; found from Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras
butterfly ray - a stingray with a short tail and a broad fin
Translations

stingray

[ˈstɪŋreɪ] Npastinaca f

stingray

[ˈstɪŋreɪ] nraie f

stingray

stingray

[ˈstɪŋreɪ] n (fish) → pastinaca

stingray

n raya (pez)
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