- exhibiting asterism.
Origin of asteriated
Examples from the Web for asteriated
Historical Examples of asteriated
It is also known as "the star sapphire" and "the asteriated sapphire."Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning
Cymophane, or chatoyant chrysoberyl, may also be asteriated.
Such stones are called star or asteriated sapphires or rubies, and are highly prized.
This is not the same variety as the "asteriated," or "cat's eye" or "lynx eye" mentioned above.
- (of a crystal, esp a gemstone) exhibiting a star-shaped figure in transmitted or reflected light