Definition of Rajidae
1. Noun. Bottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Batoidei, Order Batoidei, Order Rajiformes, Rajiformes
Member holonyms: Skate, Genus Raja, Raja
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rajidae
Literary usage of Rajidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chile at the Pan-American Exposition: Brief Notes on Chile & General by Chile (1901)
"Rajidae, Raja flavirostris.) (10.) No. 1617—Raya chica. (Fam. Rajidae, Raja chilensis, front view.) (11.) No. 1618—Raya chica. (Fam. Rajidae, Raja chilensis ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"H: J: Elwes. il Sci Am S 79:357-9 Je 5 '15 Nerves Electric motor nerve centers in the skates (rajidae). ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"... the divergent segments extend along the sides of the proximal pieces to near, in some Rajidae quite, to the articulation with the scapular arch. ..."