Starry ray
Starry Star"ry (st[aum]r"r[y^]), a. 1. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars. ``Above the starry sky.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar; stellary; as, starry light; starry flame. [1913 Webster]

Do not Christians and Heathens, Jews and Gentiles, poets and philosophers, unite in allowing the starry influence? --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

3. Shining like stars; sparkling; as, starry eyes. [1913 Webster]

4. Arranged in rays like those of a star; stellate. [1913 Webster]

{Starry ray} (Zo["o]l.), a European skate ({Raia radiata}); -- so called from the stellate bases of the dorsal spines. [1913 Webster]


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  • Starry ray — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • starry ray — žvaigždėtoji raja statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Raja radiata angl. starry ray; thorny skate rus. звездчатый скат ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios rombinės rajos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • starry ray — noun : a skate (Raja radiata) common on the European coasts and occasionally on the Atlantic coast of America having large dorsal spines with stellate bases …   Useful english dictionary

  • Starry — Star ry (st[aum]r r[y^]), a. 1. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars. Above the starry sky. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar; stellary; as, starry light; starry flame. [1913 Webster] Do not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Cramp ray — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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