Rat"-tail` (?), a.

Like a rat's tail in form; as, a rat-tail file, which is round, slender, and tapering. See Illust. of File.

 

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Rat"-tail`, n.

1. Far. pl.

An excrescence growing from the pastern to the middle of the shank of a horse.

2. Zool. (a)

The California chimaera. See Chimaera.

(b)

Any fish of the genus Macrurus. See Grenadier, 2.

 

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