Definition of Sea star

1. Noun. Echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk.

Exact synonyms: Starfish
Generic synonyms: Echinoderm
Group relationships: Asteroidea, Class Asteroidea

Definition of Sea star

1. Noun. Another name for starfish. ¹

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Medical Definition of Sea star

1. A starfish, or brittle star. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Star

sea shanties
sea shanty
sea silk
sea slater
sea slug
sea snail
sea snake
sea snipe
sea spider
sea spiders
sea spray
sea spurry
sea squab
sea squill
sea squirt
sea star (current term)
sea stars
sea starwort
sea steps
sea surgeon
sea swallow
sea tang
sea tangle
sea thongs
sea titling
sea toad
sea toads
sea trial
sea trials
sea trifoly

Literary usage of Sea star

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. America by River and Rail: Or, Notes by the Way on the New World and Its People by William Ferguson (1856)
"With raptures we hail The first beam of thy light; For the Church in her triumph Now points us to thee, And hails thee, Immaculate, Star of the sea. Star of ..."

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