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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of starfishes, of the order Asteroidea, of pentagonal shape, with slightly projecting arms, two rows of suckers, usually two rows of comparatively large marginal plates, and the skeleton at least in part formed of rounded or polygonal ossicles. It includes some particularly large and handsome species, known as cushion-stars.

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