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Definition of the noun Raia

What does Raia mean as a name of something?

Raia is a genus of Scelionidae, described by Ashmead in 1893.

Raia is a genus of Rajidae, described by Cuvier in 1798.

Raia is a genus of Rajidae, described by Cuvier in 1798.


Raia a.k.a. La Raïa is a musical group.


  1. Raia is a fictional character from the 2004 film Singles.
  2. Raia is a fictional character from the film The Man Who Saved the World.


raiA is a gene.

Phrases with Raia

  1. Raia Alba
  2. Raia Aguja
  3. Raia Batis
  4. Raia Rhina
  5. Raia Rubus
  6. Raia Aspera
  7. Raia Blanda
  8. Raia Halavi
  9. Raia Lintea
  10. Raia Obtusa
  11. Raia Sancur
  12. Raia Scabra
  13. Raia Smithi
  14. Raia Texana
  15. Raia Bicolor
  16. Raia Extenta
  17. Raia Gesneri
  18. Raia Mobular
  19. Raia Oculata
  20. Genus Raia

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Google previewMagellan's Voyage Around the World (1906)

by Antonio Pigafetta

silver, pearls, and silk are produced, whose king is called Raia Zotru; Mli Ianla, whose king is called Raia Chetisqnuga ; m Gnio, and its king, Raia Sudacali. All three of the above places are cold and are located ...

Google previewAlternate Transit (2005)

by P. J. Raia

Raia is a family physician, police surgeon for EPILOGUE ...

Google previewWe the Tikopia (2013)

A Sociological Study of Kinship in Primitive Polynesia by Raymond Firth

The term raia is a form in what is usually and not very adequately called the passive voice of the verb rat or .rairoi, meaning to give words of comfort, and refers to the actions of the Ariki Taumako to whom, together with another tuatina of the ...

Google previewOECD Rural Policy Reviews Rural-Urban Partnerships An Integrated Approach to Economic Development (2013)

An Integrated Approach to Economic Development by OECD

Raya-A Raia cross-border partnership between Extremadura and Beira Interior Sul The Raya-A Raia is a cross-border partnership that brings together the provinces of Extremadura in Spain and Beira Interior Sul. It includes most parishes ...

Google previewKinta Valley (2005)

Pioneering Malaysia's Modern Development by Salma Nasution Khoo, Abdur-Razzaq Lubis

The Sungei Raia is a large tributary of the Kinta, 'in volume rivalling the Sungei Kinta itself.'1 It flows through a spectacular valley between the limestone massif Gunong Rapat to the west, and Gunong Terendum and Lanno to the east. Sungei ...

Google previewZoology (1901)

An Elementary Text-book by Sir Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride

Raia is the common skate on both sides of the Atlantic, it has no caudal fin, but two dorsals. Torpedo is distinguished by a more elongated body. The muscles on either side of the head are converted into electric organs, consisting of batteries ...

Google previewFood in the Ancient World from A to Z (2003)

by Andrew Dalby

Latin raia is a general term equating to Greek batis. Pliny NH 9.78, 9.144. Skirret, root vegetable of central and southern Europe. Skirret (Sium Sisarum) is apparently Greek sisaron, Latin siser. Snail Snow This food is rarely spoken of with ...

Google previewA dictionary of diet; being a practical treatise on all pabulary and nutritive substances, etc (1834)

by J. S. Forsyth

Raia is the name of a genus of fishes of the order Chondropterygia. The following are sometimes eaten as food: the skate; the thornback; the shark-nosed ray; the torpedo or electric ray, which see. RECTIFICATION.—By rectification, chemically ...

Google previewThe Spectator (1881)

For instance, Raia is the spelling adopted by most, if not all, the editors of Pliny, and other old authors in which the word is found. To turn it into Raja serves only to mislead all but classical scholars. We are of course aware that Linnaeus wrote ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

raia, a ray], (Raia): Linnaean genus of cartilaginous fishes, belonging to order Plagiostomi (q.v.) of Müller, and now divided into anumber of genera, which form the family Raiidae of many naturalists, and the ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1820)

by Abraham Rees

Raia diabolur Demon Ray 2。3 Raia clavata Thorn-back 4 Raia undulata Undulated ...

Google previewPeak Encyclopaedia K.C.S.E. Compulsory Subjects

Utawala wa Bokono unawaua raia wanaopinga uongozi huo. Kifo cha Mwelusi ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Raia rhinobatus. Gen. 2. Rhina.-Snout short, broad, and round. R. ancylostomus. Gen. 3. Torpedo.—The seventh pair of nerves curiously ramified and spread over a large portion of the body. Gen. 4. Raia.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers, and Illustrated by Plates, Diagrams, Cuts &c by George Crabb

RAIA (Ich.) a genus of fishes of the Chondropterigious Order. Generic Character. Spiracles five on each side; head small, pointed, not distinct from the body; mouth beneath, transverse; body broad, thin, flat. Species. The principal species are, ...

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The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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