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English → English (gcide) Definition: Starry ray Starry \Star"ry\ (st[aum]r"r[y^]), a. 1. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars. “Above the starry sky.” --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar; stellary; as, starry light; starry flame. [1913 Webster] Do not Christians and Heathens, Jews and Gentiles, poets and philosophers, unite in allowing the starry influence? --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 3. Shining like stars; sparkling; as, starry eyes. [1913 Webster] 4. Arranged in rays like those of a star; stellate. [1913 Webster] Starry ray (Zo["o]l.), a European skate (Raia radiata); -- so called from the stellate bases of the dorsal spines. [1913 Webster] Ray \Ray\, n. [F. raie, L. raia. Cf. Roach.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous elasmobranch fishes of the order Rai[ae], including the skates, torpedoes, sawfishes, etc. (b) In a restricted sense, any of the broad, flat, narrow-tailed species, as the skates and sting rays. See Skate. [1913 Webster] Bishop ray, a yellow-spotted, long-tailed eagle ray (Stoasodon n[`a]rinari) of the Southern United States and the West Indies. Butterfly ray, a short-tailed American sting ray (Pteroplatea Maclura), having very broad pectoral fins. Devil ray. See Sea Devil. Eagle ray, any large ray of the family Myliobatid[ae], or [AE]tobatid[ae]. The common European species (Myliobatis aquila) is called also whip ray, and miller. Electric ray, or Cramp ray, a torpedo. Starry ray, a common European skate (Raia radiata). Sting ray, any one of numerous species of rays of the family Trygonid[ae] having one or more large, sharp, barbed dorsal spines on the whiplike tail. Called also stingaree. [1913 Webster]


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