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[of-ee-yoo r-oid, oh-fee-] /ˌɒf iˈyʊər ɔɪd, ˌoʊ fi-/

any echinoderm of the subclass Ophiuroidea, including brittle stars, basket stars, and others, characterized by elongate arms radiating from the disk.
of or relating to the subclass Ophiuroidea.


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