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sun star

noun
  1. any starfish of the genus Solaster, inhabiting cold and temperate waters off both U.S. coasts.
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Origin of sun star

First recorded in 1835–45
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  • Another brother, Sunstar, acquired considerable reputation by his skill in legerdemain.

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    Barry Pain


British Dictionary definitions for sunstar

sunstar

noun
  1. any starfish of the genus Solaster, having up to 13 arms radiating from a central disc
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