Examples from the Web for stellate
I never saw a case of stellate fracture, and by this my experience in the case of the ilium was confirmed.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
These spicules are of very varied though regular shape, but ordinarily assume a rod-like needle shape or else a stellate form.
In Panicum Crus-galli three or four bundles are met with amidst the stellate cells.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses|Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Certain of the stellate nuclei exhibit two centres instead of one, and in some cases, like that represented on Pl.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
(a) Naked or with minute stellate ossifications as in the Polyodontidae.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for stellate
Word Origin for stellate
Word Origin and History for stellate
c.1500, "star-spangled," from Latin stellatus "covered with stars," past participle of stellare "to set with stars," from stella (see star (n.)). Meaning "star-shaped" is recorded from 1660s.