Asteroidea

[as-tuh-roi-dee-uh]
|

noun

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for asteroidea

Historical Examples of asteroidea