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starlike

[ stahr-lahyk ]
/ ˈstɑrˌlaɪk /
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adjective

of the shape of or like a star.
shining like a star.
Also star-shaped. Mathematics. (of a set with respect to a point) having the property that the line segment connecting a given point and any other point in a region lies completely within the region.

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Origin of starlike

First recorded in 1585–95; star + -like
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