Definition of Starfish. Meaning of Starfish. Synonyms of Starfish

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Definition of Starfish

Starfish
Starfish Star"fish, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of echinoderms belonging to the class Asterioidea, in which the body is star-shaped and usually has five rays, though the number of rays varies from five to forty or more. The rays are often long, but are sometimes so short as to appear only as angles to the disklike body. Called also sea star, five-finger, and stellerid. Note: The ophiuroids are also sometimes called starfishes. See Brittle star, and Ophiuroidea. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The dollar fish, or butterfish.

Meaning of Starfish from wikipedia

- Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids...
- crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, is a large starfish that preys upon hard, or stony, coral polyps (Scleractinia). The crown-of-thorns starfish receives...
- Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water (stylised as Chocolate St★rfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water) is the third studio album by American...
- Starfish Prime was a high-altitude nuclear test conducted by the United States, a joint effort of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and the Defense Atomic...
- The common starfish, common sea star or sugar starfish (Asterias rubens) is the most common and familiar starfish in the north-east Atlantic. Belonging...
- Starfish, or sea stars, are radially symmetrical, star-shaped organisms of the phylum Echinodermata and the class Asteroidea. Aside from their distinguished...
- Starfish is the fifth album by the Australian rock band The Church, released in February 1988 by Mushroom Records in Australia and by Arista Records internationally...
- Starfish is a 2016 British drama film written and directed by Bill Clark and starring Tom Riley and Joanne Froggatt. The film, based on a true story, follows...
- Starfish are a group of marine invertebrates. Starfish may also refer to: Starfish (film) a 2016 British drama film Starfish a 2018 scifi/horror film by...
- Starfish sites were large-scale night-time decoys created during the Blitz to simulate burning British cities. The aim was to divert German night bombers...