basket star definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different marine organisms of this course Ophiuroidea, associated with the starfishes and having slender, branching, interlaced hands. Also called container seafood.
    • Any of a suborder of brittle performers, mainly with many-branched hands, that are now living in deep-sea habitats.
    • any starfish-like pet associated with the genera Euryale or Astrophyton or Gorgonocephalus having slender complexly branched interlacing hands radiating from a central disk

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