plural noun
Mas·​ti·​cu·​ra | \ ˌmastəˈkyu̇rə\

Definition of Masticura

in some classifications
: a division (usually a suborder) of rays including the stingrays and having the tail long and like a whip — compare sarcura

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Other Words from Masticura

masticurous \ ¦⸗⸗¦kyu̇rəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Masticura

New Latin, from mastic- (irregular from Greek mastig-, mastix whip) + -ura

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