plural noun
Sar·​cu·​ra | \ särˈkyu̇rə \

Definition of Sarcura

in some classifications
: a suborder or other division of rays that have a thick tail, two dorsal fins, and a caudal fin and include the guitarfishes and often the electric rays — compare masticura

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History and Etymology for Sarcura

New Latin, from sarc- + -ura

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“Sarcura.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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