serpent star


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serpent star

n.
A brittle star.
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Noun1.serpent star - an animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central discserpent star - an animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central disc
echinoderm - marine invertebrates with tube feet and five-part radially symmetrical bodies
Ophiurida, subclass Ophiurida - brittle stars
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Brittlestars, also known as serpent stars, are marine invertebrates that usually have five thin long arms emanating from a small, disk-shaped body.