sea star

noun

Origin:
1560–70

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Example sentences
As ingenious as the mussel is at sticking to rocks, it can't always evade the
  hungry sea star.
If one of these arms is lost, a sea star has the amazingly ability to
  regenerate it.
They are the largest sea star in the kelp forest reaching lengths of over a
  meter from tip to tip.
Pedicellariae crunch down on small organisms that land on the skin of the sea
  star.
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