A fish with a long narrow tail, in particular
A comb with a long tapering handle at one end.
A fine round tapering file used for enlarging holes in metal, etc.
Any of several grasses with long narrow inflorescences, occurring in pastures; especially (in later use) those of the genus Sporobolus.
A type of hinge having the pin extended to form a long ‘tail’ which is secured upon the lintel, side post, etc.
= rat-tail file.
A spoon having a rat-tail.
A fine round file with a tapering end = rat-tail file.
= rat-tail hair.
A Mexican cactus, Disocactus flagelliformis, having slender, creeping or trailing, spiny stems bearing crimson flowers, often cultivated as an ornamental.
A rat-tailed fly larva.
= rat-tailed radish.
Designating (a piece of) cutlery or silverware, especially a spoon, having a rat-tail.
= rat-tail cactus.
An annual grass, Vulpia myuros, bearing long-awned spikelets in a long, narrow, one-sided panicle, occurring on walls and in other dry bare places in Eurasia and northern Africa.