Eagle-ray

eagle ray

noun
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.

Origin:
1855–60

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eagle ray
 
n
any of various rays of the family Myliobatidae, related to the stingrays but having narrower pectoral fins and a projecting snout with heavily browed eyes

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