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Definition: Starry ray
1. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars. “Above the
2. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar;
stellary; as, starry light; starry flame.
Do not Christians and Heathens, Jews and Gentiles,
poets and philosophers, unite in allowing the starry
influence? --Sir W.
3. Shining like stars; sparkling; as, starry eyes.
4. Arranged in rays like those of a star; stellate.
(Zo["o]l.), a European skate (Raia radiata
-- so called from the stellate bases of the dorsal spines.
, n. [F. raie, L. raia. Cf. Roach
(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
, a yellow-spotted, long-tailed eagle ray
) of the Southern United States
and the West Indies.
, a short-tailed American sting ray
), having very broad pectoral fins.
. See Sea Devil
, any large ray of the family Myliobatid[ae]
. The common European species
) is called also whip ray
, or Cramp ray
, a torpedo.
, a common European skate (Raia radiata
, any one of numerous species of rays of the
having one or more large, sharp,
barbed dorsal spines on the whiplike tail. Called also