Definitions for: Stellate


[adj] 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"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

2. (Bot.) Starlike; having similar parts radiating from a
common center; as, stellate flowers.

Synonyms: radial, symmetric, symmetrical

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