rayless

  • 1Rayless — Ray less (r[=a] l[e^]s), a. Destitute of rays; hence, dark; not illuminated; blind; as, a rayless sky; rayless eyes. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2rayless — raylessness, n. /ray lis/, adj. 1. lacking rays or raylike parts. 2. unlit, dark, or gloomy: a rayless cave. [1735 45; RAY1 + LESS] * * * …

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  • 3rayless — ray•less [[t]ˈreɪ lɪs[/t]] adj. unlit; dark: a rayless cave[/ex] …

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  • 4rayless — adjective Date: 1747 having, admitting, or emitting no rays; especially dark • raylessness noun …

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  • 5rayless — adjective a) Lacking rays b) Lightless, gloomy …

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  • 6rayless — Synonyms and related words: ableptical, amaurotic, beamless, benighted, bereft of light, black, black as night, blind, caliginous, color blind, dark, dark as night, dark as pitch, darkling, darksome, dim sighted, ebon, ebony, eclipsed, eyeless,… …

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  • 7rayless — adj. lacking rays; dark, unlit, gloomy …

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  • 8rayless — a. Sunless, beamless, darksome, dark, dismal, Cimmerian …

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  • 9rayless — ray·less …

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  • 10rayless — /ˈreɪləs/ (say rayluhs) adjective 1. without rays. 2. unilluminated, dark, or gloomy. {ray1 + less} …

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  • 11rayless — adjective having no parts resembling rays; not having ray flowers • Pertains to noun: ↑ray …

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  • 12rayless chamomile — noun annual aromatic weed of Pacific coastal areas (United States and northeastern Asia) having bristle pointed leaves and rayless yellow flowers • Syn: ↑pineapple weed, ↑Matricaria matricarioides • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States of… …

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  • 13rayless goldenrod — noun : any of several plants of Haplopappus and related genera some of which (especially H. heterophyllus and H. fruticosus) produce trembles in cattle see chrysothamnus * * * rayless goldenrod, any one of various plants related to the goldenrod… …

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  • 14rayless goldenrod — noun Date: 1923 a shrubby to herbaceous composite plant (Haplopappus heterophyllus syn. Isocoma wrightii) especially of open saline ground from Texas to Arizona and northern Mexico that lacks ray flowers and causes trembles in cattle …

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  • 15rayless dorsal fin — adipose fin (a small fleshy fin lacking rays or spines but reinforced by actinotrichs posterior to the soft dorsal fins (rarely a hard ray or a few soft rays may be developed in the adipose fin of certain catfishes), e.g. in Salmonidae, Osmeridae …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 16rayless goldenrod — ray·less goldenrod rā ləs n a shrubby or herbaceous composite plant (Haplopappus heterophyllus syn. Isocoma wrightii) that occurs esp. on open saline ground from Texas to Arizona and northern Mexico and causes trembles in cattle …

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  • 17Layia discoidea — Taxobox name = Layia discoidea image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids II ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Layia species = L. discoidea… …

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  • 18Erigeron — Taxobox name = Erigeron image width = 240px image caption = Erigeron karvinskianus , or Santa Barbara Daisy regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Erigeron… …

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  • 19Arnica — Taxobox name = Arnica image width = 225px image caption = Chamisso Arnica ( Arnica chamissonis ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae subfamilia = Asteroideae tribus = Heliantheae… …

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  • 20List of Asteraceae genera — This is a list of genera in the plant family Asteraceae, the daisies and sunflowers.A* Aaronsohnia Warb. Eig * Abrotanella Cass. * Acamptopappus (A.Gray) A.Gray goldenhead * Acanthocephalus Kar. Kir. * Acanthocladium F.Muell. * Acanthodesmos… …

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