brittle star


Definition of BRITTLE STAR

:  any of a class or subclass (Ophiuroidea) of echinoderms that have slender flexible arms distinct from the central disk

First Known Use of BRITTLE STAR



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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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