Definition of stelliform in English:

stelliform

adjective

  • See stellar

    • ‘At Ziegler's ball, the starburst pattern of lights on the walls is echoed by the lace edging of Alice's gown and by the blue stelliform ribbon on Szavost's lapel.’
    • ‘The stem is upright, from 30 cm to 80 cm tall, gray colored with thick stelliform hairs and a few leaves.’
    • ‘Test of the larva in its latest period before the first metamorphosis whitish, waxy, stelliform, having usually eight lateral radiating processes and a dorsal convex mass of wax: average length of the whole about 1/40 in.’
    • ‘Moveover, not all of the stelliform arrangement of the drawing is necessary to form the invention.’

Pronunciation

stelliform

/ˈstɛlɪfɔːm/