stelliform

[ stel-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈstɛl əˌfɔrm /

adjective

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Origin of stelliform

1790–1800; stelli- (see stelliferous) + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for stelliform

stelliform
/ (ˈstɛlɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

star-shaped

Word Origin for stelliform

C18: from New Latin stelliformis, from Latin stella star + forma shape
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