Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The initial element in many compound scientific terms of Greek origin, meaning star.

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

  • The combining form of the Greek word 'a`stron, meaning star.

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

  • prefix pertaining to celestial bodies: fixed stars, wandering stars (planets), etc.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἄστρον ("celestial body").

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