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rayless

[ rey-lis ]
/ ˈreɪ lɪs /
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adjective
lacking rays or raylike parts.
unlit, dark, or gloomy: a rayless cave.
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Origin of rayless

First recorded in 1735–45; ray1 + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM rayless

ray·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rayless

rayless
/ (ˈreɪlɪs) /

adjective
dark; gloomy
lacking raysa rayless flower

Derived forms of rayless

raylessly, adverbraylessness, noun
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