- any ray of the family Torpedinidae, capable of emitting strong electric discharges.
Origin of electric ray
First recorded in 1765–75
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- 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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