from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A sapphire with a polished convex surface exhibiting asterism.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
asteriated sapphire(see sapphire) and asteria.
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- noun a sapphire that when cut shows a starlike figure in reflected light because of its crystalline structure
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