HyperDic: family_rajidae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Rajidae:
NOUNanimalfamily Rajidae, Rajidaebottom-dwelling tropical rays
English > family Rajidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningbottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates.
Member ofRajiformes, order Rajiformes, Batoidei, order Batoideifish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies
MembersRaja, genus Rajatype genus of the family Rajidae
skatelarge edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head
Broaderfish familyAny of various families of fish

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