Meaning of starfish

star•fish

Pronunciation: (stär'fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any echinoderm of the class Asteroidea, having the body radially arranged, usually in the form of a star, with five or more rays or arms radiating from a central disk; asteroid.
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