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Definition of "rat-tailed" [rat•-tailed]

  • Having a long, tapering tail like that of a rat. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "rat-tailed" in a sentence
  • "The larvae are aquatic, often called “rat-tailed maggots,” and live in putrified liquids, like rain water in animal carcasses."
  • "Leaning out over the wooden railing of the balcony, Asmador is startled at first to see a grotesquely naked, hunchbacked, rat-tailed demon capering on the raised bridge of the trawler, cupping its misshapen genitals in one hand and gesturing lewdly toward the oblivious crewmen with the other."
  • "The thousands of housefly larvae and rat-tailed maggots that result will be more than enough animal matter for the tilapia population."