Definition of rajiform in US English:

rajiform

(also raiiform)

adjective

Zoology
  • Having the form of a skate or ray; specifically belonging to or characteristic of the order Rajiformes, which comprises the rays, skates, and allied fishes.

noun

Zoology
  • A fish of the order Rajiformes; a ray, skate, or allied fish.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Day (1829–1889), military surgeon and ichthyologist. From Raja + -iform. In later use after scientific Latin Rajiformes, order name (L. S. Berg, 1940).

Pronunciation

rajiform

/ˈreɪɪfɔːm/