Euryalida, subclass Euryalida

(noun) basket stars

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Eu`ry*al"i*da, n. pl. Etym: [NL.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: A tribe of Ophiuroidea, including the genera Euryale, Astrophyton, etc. They generally have the arms branched. See Astrophyton.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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In the 18th century, the Swedish government made coffee and its paraphernalia (including cups and dishes) illegal for its supposed ties to rebellious sentiment.

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