Myliobatis aquila

Myliobatis aquila
Ray Ray, n. [F. raie, L. raia. Cf. {Roach}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous elasmobranch fishes of the order Rai[ae], including the skates, torpedoes, sawfishes, etc. (b) In a restricted sense, any of the broad, flat, narrow-tailed species, as the skates and sting rays. See {Skate}. [1913 Webster]

{Bishop ray}, a yellow-spotted, long-tailed eagle ray ({Stoasodon n[`a]rinari}) of the Southern United States and the West Indies.

{Butterfly ray}, a short-tailed American sting ray ({Pteroplatea Maclura}), having very broad pectoral fins.

{Devil ray}. See {Sea Devil}.

{Eagle ray}, any large ray of the family {Myliobatid[ae]}, or {[AE]tobatid[ae]}. The common European species ({Myliobatis aquila}) is called also {whip ray}, and {miller}.

{Electric ray}, or {Cramp ray}, a torpedo.

{Starry ray}, a common European skate ({Raia radiata}).

{Sting ray}, any one of numerous species of rays of the family {Trygonid[ae]} having one or more large, sharp, barbed dorsal spines on the whiplike tail. Called also {stingaree}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Myliobatis aquila — Myliobatis aquila …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Myliobatis aquila —   Myliobatis aquila …   Wikipedia Español

  • Myliobatis aquila — Myl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Myliobatis aquila — paprastoji erelinė raja statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Myliobatis aquila angl. common eagle ray; mill ray; sea eagle; toadfish; whip ray rus. обыкновенный морской орёл; обыкновенный скат орляк ryšiai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Myliobatis — Myliobatis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Myliobatis — Temporal range: 65–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Myliobatis —   Aptychotrema Clasificación científica Reino: Animali …   Wikipedia Español

  • Myliobatis — Myliobatis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Myliobatis noctula — Raie aigle Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme « Raie aigle » s applique, en français, à plusieurs taxons distincts. Raie aigle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aquila chrysaetus — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”