[ hwip-rey, wip- ]
/ ˈʰwɪpˌreɪ, ˈwɪp- /


any ray having a long, whiplike tail, especially a stingray.

Nearby words

  1. whipple, fred lawrence,
  2. whipple, george hoyt,
  3. whippletree,
  4. whippoorwill,
  5. whippy,
  6. whips,
  7. whipsaw,
  8. whipsawed,
  9. whipscorpion,
  10. whipsnake

Origin of whipray

First recorded in 1690–1700; whip + ray2

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Examples from the Web for whipray

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