sting·​a·​ree ˈstiŋ-ə-rē How to pronounce stingaree (audio)
 also  ˈstiŋ-rē

Examples of stingaree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Java stingaree has not been recorded since 1868, the Red Sea torpedo ray since 1898, and the South China Sea’s lost shark has not been seen since 1934. Karen McVeigh, Wired, 11 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stingaree was in 1836

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“Stingaree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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