rayless

adjective ray·less \ ˈrā-ləs \

Definition of rayless

: having, admitting, or emitting no rays; especially : dark

raylessness

noun

Examples of rayless in a Sentence

  1. the strange creatures that lurk in the rayless depths of the sea

First Known Use of rayless

1727

in the meaning defined above

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