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instar

2 [in-stahr]
verb (used with object), instarred, instarring.
1.
to set with or as if with stars.
2.
Archaic.
a.
to place as a star.
b.
to make a star of.

Origin:
1585–95; in-1 + star

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instar (ˈɪnstɑː)
 
n
the stage in the development of an insect between any two moults
 
[C19: New Latin from Latin: image]

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instar in·star2 (ĭn'stär')
n.
Any of the successive nymphal stages in the metamorphosis of insects or the stages of larval change by successive molts.

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