Recent Examples of starfish from the Web
The jeweler that created the starfish was the House of Boivin, which opened in the 1890s.
Cabrinovic tells Pavid that the mass stranding of starfish, at least, isn’t a concern for the species.
The reef system, a world wonder and habitat for thousands of species, often falls prey to invasive starfish, but one of the reef system's biggest threats is coral bleaching.
The starfish looked real enough to climb out of the case and march up my arm. . . .
Because of this, starfish strandings are a common occurrence.
Over the weekend, people took photos of English beaches covered in starfish and other sea life.
And every winter, the aquarium throws a big party, where locals turn up to nudge starfish and surfperch back into the ocean.
For more than a century, the ship lay on the seabed, 7,200 feet below the surface, attracting starfish and the occasional visit from a curious Greenland shark.
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First Known Use of starfish
STARFISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of starfish for English Language Learners
: a sea animal that has five arms and that looks like a star
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