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 for Stellate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stellate \Stel"late\, Stellated \Stel"la*ted\, a. [L. stellatus,
     p. p. of stellare to set or cover with stars, from stella a
     star. See Stellar.]
     1. Resembling a star; pointed or radiated, like the emblem of
        a star.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Bot.) Starlike; having similar parts radiating from a
        common center; as, stellate flowers.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common
             center; "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate
             arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial
             pattern of main highways" [syn: radial, stellate,

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