Asteriidae

plural noun As·ter·i·i·dae \ˌastəˈrīəˌdē\

Definition of Asteriidae

  1. :  a large and important family of starfishes including the common species of North America and Europe and having Asterias as its type and best-known genus

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Origin and Etymology of asteriidae

New Latin, from Asterias, type genus + -idae


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