[ in-stahr ]
/ ɪnˈstɑr /
verb (used with object), in·starred, in·star·ring.
Words nearby instar
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British Dictionary definitions for instarred
/ (ˈɪnstɑː) /
the stage in the development of an insect between any two moults
Word Origin for instar
C19: New Latin from Latin: image
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Medicine definitions for instarred
[ ĭn′stär′ ]
Any of the successive nymphal stages in the metamorphosis of insects or the stages of larval change by successive molts.
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