Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Exhibiting asterism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Exhibiting the property of asterism: as, asteriated sapphire. See asterism, 4.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Radiated, with diverging rays.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Radiated, with diverging rays.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of some crystals especially gemstones) exhibiting asterism

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Greek asterios, starry, from astēr, star; see ster- in Indo-European roots.]

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See asterias.

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