from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Long, thin, and tapering; whip-shaped.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Long, thin, and flexible, like the lash of a whip.
- In botany, runner-like.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Shaped like a whiplash; long, slender, round, flexible, and (comming) tapering.
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- adjective shaped like a
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The Rays have been divided into several generic groups, and the one of which a drawing (_Aëtobates narinari_ ) is given, has very marked characteristics in its produced snout, pointed and winged-like pectoral fins, and exceedingly long, flagelliform tail.