crown of thorns star-fishes

crown-of-thorns starfish

a starfish, Acanthaster planci, that feeds on living coral polyps, causing erosion and destruction of coral reefs.
Also called crown of thorns.

1960–65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To crown of thorns star-fishes
Previous Definition: crown of thorns star-fish's
Next Definition: crown of thorns starfish
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for crown of thorns star-fishes
More from
Search for articles containing crown of thorns star-fishes Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature