Pycnopodia

noun
Pyc·​no·​po·​dia | \ ˌpiknəˈpōdēə\

Definition of Pycnopodia

: a genus of starfishes (family Asteriidae) including only the large 20-rayed sunflower star (P. helianthoides) of the littoral zone of the western coast of North America

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History and Etymology for Pycnopodia

New Latin, from pycn- + -podia

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