Meaning of PISASTER in English


pə̇ˈsastə(r) noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Latin piscis fish + New Latin -aster (star) — more at fish

: a genus of large shallow-water typically 5-rayed starfishes (family Asteriidae) including the common purple or orange starfish ( P. ochraceus ) of the Pacific coast of No. America

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