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starfish

noun star·fish \ˈstär-ˌfish\

: a sea animal that has five arms and that looks like a star

Full Definition of STARFISH

:  any of a class (Asteroidea) of echinoderms that have a body of usually five arms radially arranged about a central disk and feed largely on mollusks (as oysters) —called also sea star

First Known Use of STARFISH

1538
STARFISHES Defined for Kids

starfish

noun star·fish \ˈstär-ˌfish\

Definition of STARFISH for Kids

:  a sea animal that usually has five arms that spread out from a central disk and feeds mostly on mollusks

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