Whipparee
Whipparee Whip`pa*ree", n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or {Rhinoptera quadriloba}) of the Atlantic coast of the United States. Its snout appears to be four-lobed when viewed in front, whence it is also called {cow-nosed ray}. [1913 Webster]

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  • whipparee — whip·pa·ree …   English syllables

  • whipparee — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cow-nosed ray — Whipparee Whip pa*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dasybatis Sayi — Whipparee Whip pa*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhinoptera bonasus — Whipparee Whip pa*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhinoptera quadriloba — Whipparee Whip pa*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trygon Sayi — Whipparee Whip pa*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whipperee — noun see whipparee * * * whipperee U.S. (hwɪpəˈriː) Corrupt form of whip ray (see whip 1 c): cf. stingaree …   Useful english dictionary

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