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STARFISH

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 796 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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STARFISH, a popular term under which are included a large number of sea-animals, belonging all to the great group of Echinos derms, but to three dis- tinct divisions of that group: the Asterids, the Ophiurids and the Crinoids (see ECHINO- DERMA). The Asterids or starfish proper in- clude the cross-fish, the sun-star (see ECHINO-
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