feather star

noun

Definition of feather star

: any of an order (Comatulida) of free-swimming stalkless crinoids

First Known Use of feather star

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Feather star.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feather%20star. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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