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Brittle-star

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Noun

1. brittle star, brittle-star, serpent star

an animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central disc

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Brittle-star

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noun
any echinoderm of the class Ophiuroidea, occurring on the sea bottom and having five long slender arms radiating from a small central disc
See also basket-star

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Brittle-star

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any of a subclass (Ophiuroidea) of echinoderms having a central disk and five long, narrow, easily breakable arms that can quickly regenerate

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