or star dust
[ stahr-duhst ]
/ ˈstɑrˌdʌst /
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So it’s fair to say that we and everything else in our world are essentially made from what was once stardust.
British Dictionary definitions for stardust
/ (ˈstɑːˌdʌst) /
dusty material found between the stars
a large number of distant stars appearing to the observer as a cloud of dust
a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality or feeling
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