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Asteroidea

[as-tuh-roi-dee-uh] /ˌæs təˈrɔɪ di ə/
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1.
the class comprising the starfishes.
Origin of Asteroidea
< New Latin, equivalent to Aster(ias) a starfish genus (< Greek asterías starry, derivative of astḗr star) + -oidea -oidea
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