whipray

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

noun

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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Example sentences 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.