feather star


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feather star

n.
Any of numerous crinoids of the order Comatulida, having a free-swimming, stalkless adult stage with branched feathery arms. Also called comatulid.

feather star

n
(Animals) any free-swimming crinoid echinoderm of the genus Antedon and related genera, living on muddy sea bottoms and having ten feathery arms radiating from a small central disc
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Noun1.feather star - free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery armsfeather star - free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; found on muddy sea bottoms
crinoid - primitive echinoderms having five or more feathery arms radiating from a central disk
Antedon, genus Antedon - a genus of echinoderms of the family Antedonidae
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