brittle stars
Syn: ↑subclass Ophiurida
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Ophiuroidea, ↑class Ophiuroidea
Member Meronyms: ↑brittle star, ↑brittle-star, ↑serpent star

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷rədə\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ophiura + -ida
: an order or other division of Ophiuroidea comprising brittle stars with simple unbranched arms

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ophiurida — ophi·uri·da …   English syllables

  • subclass Ophiurida — noun brittle stars • Syn: ↑Ophiurida • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Ophiuroidea, ↑class Ophiuroidea • Member Meronyms: ↑brittle star …   Useful english dictionary

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