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star-shaped

[stahr-sheypt] /ˈstɑrˌʃeɪpt/
adjective
1.
of the shape of or like a star.
2.
Mathematics, starlike (def 3).
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • He wore a star-shaped golden badge hitched to a belt finely tooled with wildflowers.
  • His one eye was shut, the other eye was a star-shaped hole.
  • He put the ivy in the middle, the white-edged, star-shaped leaves girded by ten little candles.

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