from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To transform from an earthly body into a celestial body; to place in the sky as such
- v. To turn into a star.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To turn into a star; to cause to appear like a star; to place among the stars, or in heaven.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To turn into or cause to resemble a star; convert into a constellation; make glorious; glorify.
From Middle English stellifien, from Middle French stellifier, from Medieval Latin stellificare, itself from Latin stella ("star") + faciō ("make, do"). (Wiktionary)
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