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stingaree

[ sting-uh-ree, sting-uh-ree ]
/ ˈstɪŋ əˌri, ˌstɪŋ əˈri /
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noun

a stingray.

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Origin of stingaree

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for stingaree

stingaree
/ (ˈstɪŋəˌriː, ˌstɪŋəˈriː) /

noun

US, Canadian and Australian a popular name for the stingray

Word Origin for stingaree

C19: variant of stingray
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