from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large sting ray of the genus Trygon, especially Trygon sephen of the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. The skin is an article of commerce.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sting-ray of the Indian Ocean and Red Sea, Trygon (or Dasybatis) sephen, of commercial value for shagreen.
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HARPOONS OF FURY - sephen - May. 24th, 2010 07: 58 pm (UTC) Expand delkytlar wrote:
Re: 3 quick things - sephen - May. 7th, 2010 05: 22 pm (UTC) Expand
[+0] smofbabe: (no subject) [+1] soupdragoon: June is fast approaching [+1] sephen: (no subject) [+0]
This, as you are doubtless aware, is the hide of the raja sephen, a Red Sea fish.”
This, as you are doubtless aware, is the hide of the _raja sephen_, a Red Sea fish. "