star cloud


noun Astronomy.

a cloudlike patch of light on the celestial sphere, consisting of a multitude of stars.

Nearby words

  1. star anise,
  2. star apple,
  3. star carr,
  4. star chamber,
  5. star chart,
  6. star cluster,
  7. star connection,
  8. star cut,
  9. star drill,
  10. star facet

Origin of star cloud

First recorded in 1930–35

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