noun sand·krui·per \ˈsan(d)ˌkrȯipə(r)\

Definition of sandkruiper



  1. :  any of several small South African viviparous rays (genus Rhinobatus) of sandy shallow seas that are considered excellent food fishes

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Origin and Etymology of sandkruiper

past translation of Afrikaans zand kruiper, literally, sand creeper, from zand sand + kruiper creeper, from Dutch, from kruipen to creep, from Middle Dutch crupen; akin to Old Norse krjūpa to creep — more at creep

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to cast off or become cast off

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