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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The electric ray or torpedo. See torpedo. Also called cramp-ray, numb-fish, and wrymouth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The torpedo, or electric ray, the touch of which gives an electric shock. See electric fish, and torpedo.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The torpedo, or electric ray, whose touch gives an electric shock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges

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