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instar2

[in-stahr] /ɪnˈstɑr/
verb (used with object), instarred, instarring.
1.
to set with or as if with stars.
2.
Archaic.
  1. to place as a star.
  2. to make a star of.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; in-1 + star
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instar

/ˈɪnstɑː/
noun
1.
the stage in the development of an insect between any two moults
Word Origin
C19: New Latin from Latin: image
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in-starring in Medicine

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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