astral-body

astral body

noun
1.
Astronomy. a star, planet, comet, or other heavenly body.
2.
Theosophy. See under astral ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1685–95

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astral
"pertaining to the stars," c.1600, from L.L. astralis, from L. astrum "star," from Gk. astron (see astro-).
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astral as·tral (ās'trəl)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, emanating from, or resembling the stars.

  2. Of, relating to, or shaped like the mitotic aster; having the shape of an astrosphere; star-shaped.

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astral   (ās'trəl)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or coming from the stars; stellar.
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