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Stelechite
Stelene
stelis
Stell
Stella
Stellar
stellar parallax
stellar wind
Stellar's sea eagle
Stellaria
Stellaria holostea
Stellaria media
Stellary
stellate venule
Stellated
Stellation
Stelled
Stellenbosch
Steller
Steller sea lion
Steller's jay
Steller's sea cow
Steller's sea lion
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Stellate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STELLATE, STELLATED, a. [L.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center; "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways" [syn: radial, stellate, radiate]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin stella Date: 1661 resembling a star (as in shape)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (also stellated) 1 arranged like a star; radiating. 2 Bot. (of leaves) surrounding the stem in a whorl. Etymology: L stellatus f. stella star

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stellate Stel"late, Stellated Stel"la*ted, a. [L. stellatus, p. p. of stellare to set or cover with stars, from stella a star. See Stellar.] 1. Resembling a star; pointed or radiated, like the emblem of a star. 2. (Bot.) Starlike; having similar parts radiating from a common center; as, stellate flowers.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Star-like, radiated, stellular, stellated, stellulate.



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