from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A crinoid of the genus Antedon and related genera. When young they are fixed by a stem. When adult they become detached and cling to seaweeds, etc., by their dorsal cirri; -- called also feather stars.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of living crinoids of the family Comatulid√¶ or feather-stars.

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

  • n. former usage synonymous with Antedon


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