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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Origin and Etymology of pycnopodia

New Latin, from pycn- + -podia


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