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[hwip-rey, wip-]
  1. any ray having a long, whiplike tail, especially a stingray.
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Origin of whipray

First recorded in 1690–1700; whip + ray2
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Examples from the Web for whipray

Historical Examples

  • Bushy showed us what he called a fish-whip, made from the whipray, a fish quite new to us, but indigenous to these waters.

    Due South or Cuba Past and Present

    Maturin M. Ballou