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

  • adj. Mineralogy Exhibiting asterism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Radiated, with diverging rays.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Radiated, with diverging rays.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. (of some crystals especially gemstones) exhibiting asterism

Etymologies

From Greek asterios, starry, from ast─ôr, star; see ster-3 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See asterias. (Wiktionary)

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