Stellate Stel"late, Stellated Stel"la*ted, a. [L. stellatus, p. p. of stellare to set or cover with stars, from stella a star. See {Stellar}.] 1. Resembling a star; pointed or radiated, like the emblem of a star. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Starlike; having similar parts radiating from a common center; as, stellate flowers. [1913 Webster]

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