from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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