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Origin of stellular

1790–1800; < Late Latin stellul(a) (stell(a) star + -ula -ule) + -ar1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for stellular

stellar, celestial, remote, visionary, sidereal, stellular

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British Dictionary definitions for stellular


  1. displaying or abounding in small starsa stellular pattern
  2. resembling a little star or little stars
Derived Formsstellularly, adverb

Word Origin for stellular

C18: from Late Latin stellula, diminutive of Latin stella star
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