Definitions

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  • n. A sea star.

Etymologies

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sea +‎ star

Examples

  • A portion of her ashes were placed in a seastar-shaped urn (one of a number of creative options available), and I brought that to one of my favorite dive sites.

    My Green Funeral

  • The North Pacific seastar is native to northern China, Korea, Russia and Japan.

    Southeast Australian Shelf large marine ecosystem

  • From that piece of monotony to the prawn is already a good step; and how far above that is the seal! how do we surpass them both, as well as the seastar, the crab, and the lobster, my trustiest cousin, in our excursive irregularities, which defy all the mathematicians in the world to find an expression for their law.

    The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano Tales from the German of Tieck

  • Located in the new acquisitions case as a single display, the seastar is approximately 15-million-years-old, and it is the only fossil we have from that area.

    Museum Blogs

  • Liz Nesbitt, Curator of Paleontology's pick is a fossil seastar from Olympic National Park that is currently on public view at the Burke.

    Museum Blogs

  • California, this seastar secretes a copious amount of slime as a defense mechanism.

    Ugly Overload

  • I'm wondering if you can use seastar slime in place of egg whites, just like with hagfish slime.

    Ugly Overload

  • Predatory fish and mollusks have been known to suffocate after being smothered with seastar slime.

    Ugly Overload

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