from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A tribe of Ophiuroidea, including the genera Euryale, Astrophyton, etc. They generally have the arms branched. See astrophyton.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Gegenbaur's system of classification, an order of Asteroidea, represented by such forms as Astrophyton.
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- n. basket stars
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