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[in combination] Having rays of a specified number or kind.‘white-rayed daisies’
- ‘All crosses raised in normal salinity seawater resulted in five rayed juveniles.’
- ‘This skeleton consists of a four rayed, point-centered spicule.’
- ‘Thus, changes of salinity in the field may contribute to the observed 0.2 % four rayed starfish.’
- ‘Almost all rayed plants appeared in the crosses Veluwe x Strathy Bay and Veluwe x Meijendel.’
- ‘The self-incompatible composite Senecio jacobaea (ragwort) exhibits geographic variation in the frequency of rayed and discoid (rayless) individuals.’
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