Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A smooth tufted water-plant, Damasonium stellatum. of southern Europe and eastern Asia: so called from the long-pointed radiating carpels. Another name is thrumwort.

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Examples

  • Jewel roamed around on her long rope after she ate the oats, and she discovered a star-fruit tree with a couple of early fruits on the lower branches.

    BLOWN AWAY!

  • Jewel roamed around on her long rope after she ate the oats, and she discovered a star-fruit tree with a couple of early fruits on the lower branches.

    BLOWN AWAY!

  • Jewel roamed around on her long rope after she ate the oats, and she discovered a star-fruit tree with a couple of early fruits on the lower branches.

    BLOWN AWAY!

  • Jewel roamed around on her long rope after she ate the oats, and she discovered a star-fruit tree with a couple of early fruits on the lower branches.

    BLOWN AWAY!

  • Stacks of golden bananas, olive-tinted dukus, rambutans like green chestnut-shells with scarlet prickles, amber star-fruit, brown salak, the "forbidden apple," bread-fruit, and durian offer an embarassing choice.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • At another event, punch was served with slices of star-fruit garnishes to compliment her pentacle theme.

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  • In the intervening decade, he'd perfected a whimsical cooking profile that was part Deep South, part Latin-Caribbean, and part circus: Florida lobster corn dogs; barbecued wild boar with corn-bread crostini and star-fruit salsa; local black grouper with citrus dulce de leche; and sage-grilled Florida dolphin with lobster pan gravy and cranberry-mango chutney.

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • In the intervening decade, he'd perfected a whimsical cooking profile that was part Deep South, part Latin-Caribbean, and part circus: Florida lobster corn dogs; barbecued wild boar with corn-bread crostini and star-fruit salsa; local black grouper with citrus dulce de leche; and sage-grilled Florida dolphin with lobster pan gravy and cranberry-mango chutney.

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

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