stellular

  • 1 Stellular — Stel lu*lar, a. [L. stellula, dim. of stella a star.] 1. Having the shape or appearance of little stars; radiated. [1913 Webster] 2. Marked with starlike spots of color. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 stellular — [stel′əyo͞o lər] adj. [< LL stellula, dim. of L stella,STAR + AR] 1. shaped like a small star or stars 2. covered with small stars or starlike spots …

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  • 3 stellular — /stel yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. having the form of a small star or small stars. 2. spotted with stars. [1790 1800; < LL stellul(a) (stell(a) STAR + ula ULE) + AR1] * * * …

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  • 4 stellular — a. See stellated …

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  • 5 stellular — stel·lu·lar …

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  • 6 stellular — /ˈstɛljələ/ (say stelyuhluh) adjective 1. having the form of a small star or small stars. 2. spotted with star shaped specks of colour. {Late Latin stellula small star + ar1} …

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  • 7 stellular — adj. shaped like, or set with, small stars. Etymology: LL stellula dimin. of L stella star …

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  • 8 star-like — a. 1. Bright, lustrous, twinkling. 2. Radiated, stellate, stellated, stellular. 3. Bright, illustrious …

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  • 9 stellate — a. Star like, radiated, stellular, stellated, stellulate …

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  • 10 stellated — a.; (also stellular) See stellate …

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  • 11 palmate — adj radial, spoked, arranged around a hub or nave; hand like, palm like, palmy, Bot. digitate; star shaped, starlike, starry, stelliform, stellar, stellular; fan shaped, fan like; fingered, leafed, branched, antlered, Bot. fronded …

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  • 12 starlike — adj 1. stellate, stelliform, stellular, star shaped, astral, starry; radiate. 2. shining, bright, brilliant, illuminated, alight, light, lit, lighted; white, aureate, radiant, irradiant, lambent, resplendent, beaming, beamy; dazzling, fulgent,… …

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  • 13 stellar — adj 1. astral, sidereal; starry, stelliferous, star filled. 2. star shaped, stellate, stellated, stellular, starlike, sphery; bright, brilliant, dazzling, shining, glowing, twinkling, sparkling. 3. leading, chief, main, principal, primary, prime …

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  • 14 stella —   n. star .    ♦ stella maris, star of the sea ; Virgin Mary.    ♦ stella polaris, Pole Star.    ♦ stelliferous, a. having many stars.    ♦ stellify, v.t. place among stars; glorify.    ♦ stellular, a. like a star; having star like spots.    ♦… …

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