Stellular Stel"lu*lar, a. [L. stellula, dim. of stella a star.] 1. Having the shape or appearance of little stars; radiated. [1913 Webster]

2. Marked with starlike spots of color. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stellular — [stel′əyo͞o lər] adj. [< LL stellula, dim. of L stella,STAR + AR] 1. shaped like a small star or stars 2. covered with small stars or starlike spots …   English World dictionary

  • stellular — /stel yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. having the form of a small star or small stars. 2. spotted with stars. [1790 1800; < LL stellul(a) (stell(a) STAR + ula ULE) + AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • stellular — a. See stellated …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stellular — stel·lu·lar …   English syllables

  • stellular — /ˈstɛljələ/ (say stelyuhluh) adjective 1. having the form of a small star or small stars. 2. spotted with star shaped specks of colour. {Late Latin stellula small star + ar1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stellular — adj. shaped like, or set with, small stars. Etymology: LL stellula dimin. of L stella star …   Useful english dictionary

  • star-like — a. 1. Bright, lustrous, twinkling. 2. Radiated, stellate, stellated, stellular. 3. Bright, illustrious …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stellate — a. Star like, radiated, stellular, stellated, stellulate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stellated — a.; (also stellular) See stellate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • palmate — adj radial, spoked, arranged around a hub or nave; hand like, palm like, palmy, Bot. digitate; star shaped, starlike, starry, stelliform, stellar, stellular; fan shaped, fan like; fingered, leafed, branched, antlered, Bot. fronded …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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