Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of Rhinobatidæ, having the first dorsal fin much behind the ventrals, and the anterior nasal valves not confluent. R. productus is the long-nosed ray of California. Also Rhinobatis.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of coleopterous insects.

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Examples

  • The angel-fish, however, and the batus or skate appear to pair with one another; for there is a fish called the rhinobatus, with the head and front parts of the skate and the after parts of the rhine or angel-fish, just as though it were made up of both fishes together.

    The History of Animals

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