electric ray


noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for electric ray

electric ray

noun

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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