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We have found multiple words ray. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

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ray English (Noun Verb) (botany) A radiating part of a flower or plant; the marginal florets of a compound flower, such as an aster or a sunflower; one of the pedicels of an umbel or other circular flower cluster; [...](botany) A radiating part of a flower or plant; the marginal florets of a compound flower, such as an aster or a sunflower; one of the pedicels of an umbel or other circular flower cluster; [...]
ray English (Noun) A marine fish with a flat body, large wing-like fins, and a whip-like tail.A marine fish with a flat body, large wing-like fins, and a whip-like tail.
ray English (Verb) (now, _, rare) To dress, array (someone). [from 14th c.]. (obsolete) To arrange. [14th-18th c.]. (obsolete) To stain or soil; to defile. [16th-19th c.].(now, _, rare) To dress, array (someone). [from 14th c.]. (obsolete) To arrange. [14th-18th c.]. (obsolete) To stain or soil; to defile. [16th-19th c.].
ray English (Noun) The letter ⟨/⟩, one of two which represent the r sound in Pitman shorthand.The letter ⟨/⟩, one of two which represent the r sound in Pitman shorthand.

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