from The Century Dictionary.

  • An order of echinoderms, the starfishes: so called from their star-like form.
  • A class of echinoderms, containing the sand-stars or ophiurians together with the starfishes, and more or less exactly equivalent to Stellerida (which see).
  • Same as Alcyonaria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic class within the superclass Asterozoa — the starfish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun sea stars


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