stingray

/ˈstɪŋreɪ / (say 'stingray)

noun
any of the rays, especially of the family Dasyatidae, having a long, flexible tail armed near the base with a strong, serrated bony spine with which they can inflict severe and very painful wounds.
{sting + ray2}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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