There was once a little boy whose name was john ray, and who lived near a large manufacturing town in England.
john ray told the boys yesterday he was bound to have the highest mark.
But the first arrangement which can be called systematic was that produced by john ray.
Our botanical terminology comes more from john ray than from any other man.
john ray would be a botanist as great as Aristotle, and he would speak divinely, just as did Theophrastus.
john ray and Francis Willoughby were friends who traveled together to study plants and animals respectively.
This apparent misfortune was turned to good effect when his father secured for him as tutor the great naturalist, john ray.
"beam of light," c.1300, from Old French rai (nominative rais) "ray (of the sun), spoke (of a wheel); gush, spurt," from Latin radius "ray, spoke, staff, rod" (see radius). Not common before 17c. [OED]; of the sun, usually in reference to heat (beam being preferred for light). Science fiction ray-gun is first recorded 1931 (but cf. Martian Heat ray weapon in H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds," 1898).
type of fish related to sharks, early 14c., from French raie (13c.), from Latin raia, of unknown origin.
A narrow beam of light or other electromagnetic radiation.
A narrow beam of particles, as a cathode.
A structure or part having the form of a straight line extending from a point.
Ray (rā), John. 1627-1705.
English naturalist who was the first to use anatomy to distinguish between specific plants and animals. He established the species as the basic classification of living things.