Rhinoptera

noun
a genus of Myliobatidae
Syn: ↑genus Rhinoptera
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Myliobatidae, ↑family Myliobatidae
Member Meronyms: ↑cownose ray, ↑cow-nosed ray, ↑Rhinoptera bonasus

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\\rīˈnäpt(ə)rə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from rhin- + -ptera
: a genus of rays comprising the cow-nosed rays and being sometimes placed in a separated family but usually included among the Myliobatidae

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rhinoptera — Rhinoptera …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Rhinoptera — Taxobox name = Rhinoptera fossil range = Fossil range|59|0 Thanetian to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry) journal = Bulletins of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Rhinoptera — …   Википедия

  • rhinoptera — rhi·nop·tera …   English syllables

  • Rhinoptera bonasus — Whipparee Whip pa*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhinoptera quadriloba — Whipparee Whip pa*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large sting ray ({Dasybatis Sayi}, or {Trygon Sayi}) native of the Southern United States. It is destitute of large spines on the body and tail. (b) A large sting ray ({Rhinoptera bonasus}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhinoptera bonasus — noun large ray found along eastern coast of North America • Syn: ↑cownose ray, ↑cow nosed ray • Hypernyms: ↑eagle ray • Member Holonyms: ↑Rhinoptera, ↑genus Rhinoptera …   Useful english dictionary

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