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Amoraecium stellatum
Sea pork Sea" pork` (Zo["o]l.) An American compound ascidian (Amor[ae]cium stellatum) which forms large whitish masses resembling salt pork.
Botaurus stellaris
Bittern Bit"tern, n. [OE. bitoure, betore, bitter, fr. F. butor; of unknown origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A wading bird of the genus Botaurus, allied to the herons, of various species. Note: The common European bittern is Botaurus stellaris. It makes, during the brooding season, a noise called by Dryden bumping, and by Goldsmith booming. The American bittern is B. lentiginosus, and is also called stake-driver and meadow hen. See Stake-driver. Note: The name is applied to other related birds, as the least bittern (Ardetta exilis), and the sun bittern.
Castellan
Castellan Cas"tel*lan, n. [OF. castelain, F. ch[^a]telain, L. castellanus pertaining to a castle, an occupant of a caste, LL., a governor of a castle, fr. L. castellum castle, citadel, dim. of castrum fortified place. See Castle, and cf. Chatelaine.] A governor or warden of a castle.
Castellanies
Castellany Cas"tel*la*ny, n.; pl. Castellanies. [LL. castellania.] The lordship of a castle; the extent of land and jurisdiction appertaining to a castle.
Castellany
Castellany Cas"tel*la*ny, n.; pl. Castellanies. [LL. castellania.] The lordship of a castle; the extent of land and jurisdiction appertaining to a castle.
Castellated
Castellated Cas"tel*la`ted, a. [LL. castellatus, fr. castellare. See Castle.] 1. Inclosed within a building; as, a fountain or cistern castellated. [Obs.] --Johnson. 2. Furnished with turrets and battlements, like a castle; built in the style of a castle.
Castellation
Castellation Cas`tel*la"tion, n. [LL. castellation, fr. castellare, fr. L. castellum. See Castle.] The act of making into a castle.
Constellate
Constellate Con"stel*late (? or ?), v. i. [Pref. con- + L. stellatus, p. p. of stellare to cover with stars, stella star. See Stellate.] To join luster; to shine with united radiance, or one general light. [R.] The several things which engage our affections . . . shine forth and constellate in God. --Boule.
Constellate
Constellate Con"stel*late, v. t. 1. To unite in one luster or radiance, as stars. [R.] Whe know how to constellate these lights. --Boyle. 2. To set or adorn with stars or constellations; as, constellated heavens. --J. Barlow.
Costellate
Costellate Cos*tel"late (k?s-t?l"l?t), a. [L. costa rib.] Finely ribbed or costated.
Haustella
Haustellum Haus*tel"lum, n.; pl. Haustella. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) The sucking proboscis of various insects. See Lepidoptera, and Diptera.
Haustellata
Haustellata Haus`tel*la"ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. haustellum, fr. L. haurire, haustum, to draw water, to swallow. See Exhaust.] (Zo["o]l.) An artificial division of insects, including all those with a sucking proboscis.
Haustellate
Haustellate Haus"tel*late, a. [See Haustellata.] (Zo["o]l.) Provided with a haustellum, or sucking proboscis. -- n. One of the Haustellata.
Incastellated
Incastellated In*cas"tel*la`ted, a. Confined or inclosed in a castle.
Interstellar
Interstellar In`ter*stel"lar, a. Between or among the stars; as, interstellar space. --Bacon.
Interstellary
Interstellary In`ter*stel"la*ry, a. Interstellar.
Locustella
Locustella Lo`cus*tel"la, n. [NL., fr. L. locusta a locust.] (Zo["o]l.) The European cricket warbler.
Pleuronectes stellatus
Flounder Floun"der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectid[ae], of many species. Note: The common English flounder is Pleuronectes flesus. There are several common American species used as food; as the smooth flounder (P. glabra); the rough or winter flounder (P. Americanus); the summer flounder, or plaice (Paralichthys dentatus), Atlantic coast; and the starry flounder (Pleuronectes stellatus). 2. (Bootmaking) A tool used in crimping boot fronts.
Pseudostella
Pseudostella Pseu`do*stel"la, n.; pl. -l[ae]. [NL., fr. Gr. pseydh`s false + L. stella star.] (Astron.) Any starlike meteor or phenomenon. [R.]
Rostella
Rostellum Ros*tel"lum, n.; pl. Rostella. [L. See Rostel.] A small beaklike process or extension of some part; a small rostrum; as, the rostellum of the stigma of violets, or of the operculum of many mosses; the rostellum on the head of a tapeworm.
Rostellar
Rostellar Ros*tel"lar, a. Pertaining to a rostellum.
Rostellate
Rostellate Ros"tel*late, a. [NL. rostellatus.] Having a rostellum, or small beak; terminating in a beak.
Silvia locustella
Cricket Crick"et (kr?k"?t), n. [OE. criket, OF. crequet, criquet; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. creak; cf. D. kriek a cricket. See Creak.] (Zo["o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings. Note: The common European cricket is Gryllus domesticus; the common large black crickets of America are G. niger, G. neglectus, and others. Balm cricket. See under Balm. Cricket bird, a small European bird (Silvia locustella); -- called also grasshopper warbler. Cricket frog, a small American tree frog (Acris gryllus); -- so called from its chirping.
Stellar
Stellar Stel"lar, Stellary Stel"la*ry, a. [L. stellaris, fr. stella a star. See Star.] 1. Of or pertaining to stars; astral; as, a stellar figure; stellary orbs. [These soft fires] in part shed down Their stellar virtue. --Milton. 2. Full of stars; starry; as, stellar regions.
Stellaria Holostea
Stichwort Stich"wort`, n. (Bot.) A kind of chickweed (Stellaria Holostea). [Written also stitchwort.]
Stellaria media
Chickweed Chick"weed` (-w[=e]d`), n. (Bot.) The name of several caryophyllaceous weeds, especially Stellaria media, the seeds and flower buds of which are a favorite food of small birds.
Stellary
Stellar Stel"lar, Stellary Stel"la*ry, a. [L. stellaris, fr. stella a star. See Star.] 1. Of or pertaining to stars; astral; as, a stellar figure; stellary orbs. [These soft fires] in part shed down Their stellar virtue. --Milton. 2. Full of stars; starry; as, stellar regions.
Stellate
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. 2. (Bot.) Starlike; having similar parts radiating from a common center; as, stellate flowers.
Stellated
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. 2. (Bot.) Starlike; having similar parts radiating from a common center; as, stellate flowers.
Stellation
Stellation Stel*la"tion, n. Radiation of light. [Obs.]

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