stelliferous

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having or abounding with stars.

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

  • adjective Having, or abounding with, stars.

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

  • adjective Filled with stars; starry.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In the blue and stelliferous light he could not bide, but the innocent soul of the boy thrilled to Her presence.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • The gates crashed against him closed and he was floating, floating in the light, in the blue and stelliferous bright.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • In the blue and stelliferous light he could not bide, but the innocent soul of the boy thrilled to Her presence.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • The gates crashed against him closed and he was floating, floating in the light, in the blue and stelliferous bright.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • Photography reveals in a remarkable manner the amazing richness of this stelliferous zone; the impress of the stars on the sensitive plate of the camera, in some instances, resembles a shower of descending snowflakes.

    The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'

  • This stelliferous zone almost completely encircles the sphere, which it divides into two nearly equal parts, and is inclined at an angle of 63° to the celestial equator.

    The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'

  • The stars that sprent the firmament when overly stelliferous --

    Tobogganing on Parnassus

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  • Abounding with stars.

    November 20, 2007

  • The owl and the robin do differ thus:

    The chirper finds darkness somniferous,

    The nocturnal owl

    Is out on the prowl,

    Aloft when the sky is stelliferous.

    August 16, 2018

  • Reminds me of a famous line from the book 2001: A Space Odyssey.

    August 16, 2018