• Definition for "butterfly ray"
    • A ray (seafood) regarding the family Gymnuridae (or,…
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butterfly ray definition

  • noun:
    • A ray (seafood) regarding the family Gymnuridae (or, by some reports, the subfamily Gymnurinae).
    • a short-tailed US sting ray (Pteroplatea Maclura), having really broad pectoral fins.
    • A selachian regarding the family Trygonid√¶, Pteroplatea maclura. Its some sort of sting-ray with really wide pectorals.
    • a stingray with a quick end and a diverse fin
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