stingray(redirected from short-tailed stingray)
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extremely flat-bodied cartilaginous marine fish, related to the shark. The pectoral fins of most rays are developed into broad, flat, winglike appendages, attached all along the sides of the head; the animal swims by rippling movements of these wings.
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Any of various rays having a whiplike tail armed with a long serrated spine, at the base of which is a poison gland.
any ray of the family Dasyatidae, having a whiplike tail bearing a serrated venomous spine capable of inflicting painful weals on man