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
[ra-tan, ruh-] /ræˈtæn, rə-/ noun 1. Also called rattan palm. any of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus or allied genera. 2. the tough stems of such palms, used for wickerwork, canes, etc. 3. a stick or switch of this material. /ræˈtæn/ noun 1. any of the climbing palms of the genus Calamus and […]