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feather star

feath·er star
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feth -er stahr]
    • /ˈfɛð ər stɑr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feth -er stahr]
    • /ˈfɛð ər stɑr/

Definitions of feather star words

  • noun feather star a free-swimming crinoid. 1
  • noun feather star any free-swimming crinoid echinoderm of the genus Antedon and related genera, living on muddy sea bottoms and having ten feathery arms radiating from a small central disc 0
  • noun feather star any of an order (Comatulida) of unattached, free-swimming crinoids; comatulid 0

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Origin of feather star

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65

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Parts of speech for Feather star

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

feather star popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

feather star usage trend in Literature

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