feather star definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous crinoids associated with the genus Antedon and relevant genera, having a free-swimming, stalkless adult stage with branched feathery arms.
    • some of numerous crinoids of genus Antedon and relevant genera, having a free-swimming, stalkless person stage with branched feathery arms.
    • See Comatula.
    • a typical name for the sea-lilies or crinoids of the family members Comatulidæ (which see), for instance the Comatula (or Antedon) rosacea: so called through the feathery look and radiate framework.
    • free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; entirely on dirty sea bottoms
    • See Comatula.
    • A common title associated with sea-lilies or crinoids of this household Comatulidæ (which see), for instance the Comatula (or Antedon) rosacea: so named from feathery look and radiate construction.
    • free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; found on muddy water bottoms
    • any one of many crinoids associated with the genus Antedon and associated genera, having a free-swimming, stalkless adult phase with branched feathery hands.
    • See Comatula.
    • a standard title of the sea-lilies or crinoids of this household Comatulidæ (which see), for instance the Comatula (or Antedon) rosacea: so-called from feathery appearance and radiate structure.
    • free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; available on dirty ocean bottoms
    • some of numerous crinoids of genus Antedon and associated genera, having a free-swimming, stalkless person stage with branched feathery hands.
    • See Comatula.
    • A common title for the sea-lilies or crinoids associated with family members Comatulidæ (which see), for instance the Comatula (or Antedon) rosacea: so named through the feathery appearance and radiate framework.
    • free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; available on dirty water bottoms

Related Sources

  • Definition for "feather star"
    • Any of numerous crinoids associated with the genus…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "feather star"
    • He feather star-ed me, it hurt…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "feather star"
  • Urban Dictionary for "feather star"
    • whenever you rip-off a part of…
    • View More
209 votes

How would you define feather star?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!