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Definition of rayed in English:

adjective

[in combination] chiefly Biology
Having rays of a specified number or kind: white-rayed daisies
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  • Thus, changes of salinity in the field may contribute to the observed 0.2 % four rayed starfish.
  • All crosses raised in normal salinity seawater resulted in five rayed juveniles.
  • This skeleton consists of a four rayed, point-centered spicule.

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