Astrophyton

noun
As·​troph·​y·​ton | \ aˈsträfəˌtän \

Definition of Astrophyton

: a genus of ophiuroids having complexly branching arms and including many of the basket stars

History and Etymology for Astrophyton

New Latin, from astr- + Greek phyton plant

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“Astrophyton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Astrophyton. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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