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rayless

[rey-lis] /ˈreɪ lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking rays or raylike parts.
2.
unlit, dark, or gloomy:
a rayless cave.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; ray1 + -less
Related forms
raylessness, noun
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  • The small, rayless fin along the midline of a fish's back behind the dorsal fin.
  • Closeup of rayless goldenrod showing the leaves and flowers.
British Dictionary definitions for rayless

rayless

/ˈreɪlɪs/
adjective
1.
dark; gloomy
2.
lacking rays: a rayless flower
Derived Forms
raylessly, adverb
raylessness, noun
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