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Noun: brittle star  bri-t(u)l staa(r)
  1. An animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central disc
    - brittle-star, serpent star

Derived forms: brittle stars, brittle-stars

Type of: echinoderm

Part of: Ophiurida, subclass Ophiurida

Encyclopedia: Brittle star