a cactus, Aporocactus flagelliformis, of Mexico, having slim, cylindrical stems that are easily trained into strange designs, and crimson flowers.
- Rat-tailed maggot
[rat-teyld] /ˈrætˌteɪld/ noun 1. the aquatic larva of any of several syrphid flies of the genus Eristalis, that breathes through a long, thin tube at the posterior end of its body.
noun 1. a comb for the hair having a narrow, pointed handle used in styling the hair.
- Rat-tail file
noun 1. a long, narrow file having a circular cross section.
- Rat tamer
noun 1. (Austral, informal) a psychologist or psychiatrist