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electric ray

noun
1.
any ray of the family Torpedinidae, capable of emitting strong electric discharges.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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Examples for electric ray
  • The short-nose electric ray is the size of a pancake.
British Dictionary definitions for electric ray

electric ray

noun
1.
any ray of the order Torpediniformes, of tropical and temperate seas, having a flat rounded body with an electric organ in each of the fins, close to the head
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