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crown-of-thorns starfish

[kroun-uh v-thawrnz] /ˈkraʊn əvˈθɔrnz/
noun
1.
a starfish, Acanthaster planci, that feeds on living coral polyps, causing erosion and destruction of coral reefs.
Also called crown of thorns.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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