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English → English (gcide) Definition: Sting ray 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] Sting \Sting\, n. [AS. sting a sting. See Sting, v. t.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any sharp organ of offense and defense, especially when connected with a poison gland, and adapted to inflict a wound by piercing; as the caudal sting of a scorpion. The sting of a bee or wasp is a modified ovipositor. The caudal sting, or spine, of a sting ray is a modified dorsal fin ray. The term is sometimes applied to the fang of a serpent. See Illust. of Scorpion. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A sharp-pointed hollow hair seated on a gland which secrets an acrid fluid, as in nettles. The points of these hairs usually break off in the wound, and the acrid fluid is pressed into it. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything that gives acute pain, bodily or mental; as, the stings of remorse; the stings of reproach. [1913 Webster] The sting of death is sin. --1 Cor. xv. 56. [1913 Webster] 4. The thrust of a sting into the flesh; the act of stinging; a wound inflicted by stinging. “The lurking serpent's mortal sting.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. A goad; incitement. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. The point of an epigram or other sarcastic saying. [1913 Webster] Sting moth (Zo["o]l.), an Australian moth (Doratifera vulnerans ) whose larva is armed, at each end of the body, with four tubercles bearing powerful stinging organs. Sting ray. (Zo["o]l.) See under 6th Ray. Sting winkle (Zo["o]l.), a spinose marine univalve shell of the genus Murex, as the European species (Murex erinaceus ). See Illust. of Murex. [1913 Webster] Sting ray \Sting ray\ or Stingray \Sting"ray`\, n. Any one of numerous rays of the family Dasyatid[ae], syn. Trygonid[ae], having one or more large sharp barbed dorsal spines, on the whiplike tail, capable of inflicting severe wounds. Some species reach a large size, and some, esp., on the American Pacific coast, are very destructive to oysters. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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