from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A galaxy having a spiral structure.
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- n. A galaxy having a number of arms of younger stars that spiral out from the centre containing older ones
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- n. a galaxy having a spiral structure; arms containing younger stars spiral out from old stars at the center
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