a cloudlike patch of light on the celestial sphere, consisting of a multitude of stars.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of star cloud
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby star cloud
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