rayed

[ reyd ]
/ reɪd /

adjective

having or represented as having emanating rays; radiate: The saint was painted with a rayed, beatific face.
having zoological or botanical rays (often used in combination): a five-rayed fin.

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Origin of rayed

First recorded in 1740–50; ray1 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM rayed

un·rayed, adjective
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