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stelliform

[stel-uh-fawrm] /ˈstɛl əˌfɔrm/
adjective
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; stelli- (see stelliferous) + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for stelliform

stelliform

/ˈstɛlɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
star-shaped
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin stelliformis, from Latin stella star + forma shape
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