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

  • adjective Marked or set with stars or starlike objects.
  • adjective Shining or glittering like stars.
  • adjective Shaped like a star.
  • adjective Illuminated by stars; starlit.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or coming from the stars; stellar.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Abounding with stars; adorned with stars.
  • Consisting of or proceeding from stars; stellar; stellary: as, starry light; starry flame.
  • Shining like stars; resembling stars: as, starry eyes.
  • Stellate or stelliform; radiate; having parts radiately arranged.
  • Pertaining to or in some way associated with the stars.

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

  • adjective Abounding with stars; adorned with stars.
  • adjective Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar; stellary.
  • adjective Shining like stars; sparkling.
  • adjective Arranged in rays like those of a star; stellate.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) a European skate (Raia radiata); -- so called from the stellate bases of the dorsal spines.

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

  • adjective Having stars visible.
  • adjective Shaped like a star.

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

  • adjective abounding with or resembling stars

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