guitarfish

noun
gui·tar·fish | \gə-ˈtär-ˌfish, gi-\

Definition of guitarfish 

: any of several viviparous rays (family Rhinobatidae) somewhat like a guitar in shape viewed from above

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Also caught was an Atlantic guitarfish, a species that has physical characteristics of both sharks and rays. David Fleshler, Sun-Sentinel.com, "At least 18 more sharks found dead in illegal nets off Hollywood," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of guitarfish

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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