eagle ray
noun Date: circa 1856 any of several widely distributed large active marine stingrays (family Myliobatidae) with broad pectoral fins

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  • Eagle ray — 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

  • Eagle 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

  • eagle ray — n. any of a family (Myliobatidae, order Myliobatiformes) of sharp headed rays with flat teeth and a notched spine on the tail …   English World dictionary

  • eagle ray — noun powerful free swimming tropical ray noted for soaring by flapping winglike fins; usually harmless but has venomous tissue near base of the tail as in stingrays • Hypernyms: ↑ray • Hyponyms: ↑spotted eagle ray, ↑spotted ray, ↑Aetobatus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eagle ray — any of several rays of the family Myliobatidae, found in tropical seas and noted for the soaring movements by which they propel themselves through the water. [1855 60] * * * ▪ fish       any of about two dozen species of exclusively marine rays… …   Universalium

  • eagle-ray — eaˈgle ray noun A large stingray • • • Main Entry: ↑eagle …   Useful english dictionary

  • eagle ray — noun a large ray with long pointed pectoral fins, a long tail, and a distinct head. [Genera Myliobatis and Aetobatus: several species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • eagle ray — ea′gle ray n. ich any of several rays of the family Myliobatidae, found in tropical seas and noted for the soaring movements by which they propel themselves through the water • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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