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asteriated

[a-steer-ee-ey-tid] /æˈstɪər iˌeɪ tɪd/
adjective, Mineralogy
1.
exhibiting asterism.
Origin of asteriated
1810-1820
1810-20; < Greek astéri(os) starry (derivative of astḗr aster) + -ate1 + -ed2
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asteriated

/æˈstɪərɪˌeɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a crystal, esp a gemstone) exhibiting a star-shaped figure in transmitted or reflected light
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