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sea star

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noun
  1. starfish.

Origin of sea star

First recorded in 1560–70
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Historical Examples

  • The sea-star, cockles, and muscles, are the great enemies of the oyster.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 12, Issue 331, September 13, 1828

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