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aster Explained

aster at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


aster at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

flower genus, 1706, from L. aster "star;" so called for the radiate heads of the flowers. ///

aster at German => English Of Explained:


aster at German => English Of Explained:


aster at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of various chiefly fall-blooming, leafy-stemmed herbaceous plants (Aster and closely related genera) in the composite family, often with showy flowers. Included among the asters are many perennial wildflowers and hundreds of garden varieties.

aster at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:

respite, r

Aster at German => English Of Explained:

Aster [astr]nsf

aster at French => English Of Explained:

to give notice

aster at Latin => English Of Explained:

dyou devilabit!

aster at Dutch => English Of Explained:

aster [ɑstər]

áster at Portuguese => English Of Explained:


aster at Spanish => English Of Explained:


aster at Swedish => English Of Explained:

me, airfie

aster at Polish => English Of Explained:


Aster at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Aster \As"ter\, n. (Biol.)
A star-shaped figure of achromatic substance found chiefly in
cells dividing by mitosis.

Aster \As"ter\ ([a^]s"t[~e]r), n. [L. aster aster, star, Gr.
'asth`r star. See {Star}.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs with compound white or bluish
flowers; starwort; Michaelmas daisy.

2. (Floriculture) A plant of the genus {Callistephus}. Many
varieties (called {China asters}, {German asters}, etc.)
are cultivated for their handsome compound flowers.

aster at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus
Aster with showy daisylike flowers
2: star-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell
having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome
during mitosis

aster at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Aster|-aster


Category: Image - :Kalimeris incisa0.jpg|thumb|Aster incisus (1)


From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » aster|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » ἀστήρ|sc=polytonic.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈɑːstə/|/ˈastə/
  • : Inter: rhymes » æstə(r)


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: obsolet » e A star.
    1. 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, Folio Society 2006, vol. 1 p. 94:
    2. : by the changes and enter-caprings of which, the revolutions, motions, cadences, and carrols of the asters Inter: transterm » astres|lang=fr and planets are caused and transported.
    3. Any of several plants of the genus Aster; one of its flowers.
    4. 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 120:
    5. : On a sunny September morning, with the trees still green, but the asters and fleabanes already taking over in ditch and dalk, Van set out for Ladoga, N.A.
    6. Inter: biolog » y A star-shaped structure formed during the mitosis of a cell.

      Derived terms

      * asteroid

  • China aster Inter: qualifier » Callistephus chinensis

    Related terms

    * astro-


    Inter: trans-top » plant
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|богородичка, Inter: t- » bg|димитровче
  • Chinese: 翠菊(cuì jú), 紫菀(zĭ wăn)
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|aster|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Aster|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αστέρας|m
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|astro|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: 星状体
    • Korean: 과꽃
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|aster|m
    • Russian: астра {{f}} (astra)
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|áster|m

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: wikipedi » a


    * arste
    • rates
    • resat
    • setar
    • stare
    • tares
    • tarse
    • taser, Taser
    • tears
    • teras

    Category: Category:en:Flowers -



    Inter: la-verb-form » aster
  • Inter: conjugation of » asto|astō|1|s|pres|pass|sub|lang=la

  • Translation: de » aster
    Translation: et » aster
    Translation: fr » aster
    Translation: ko » aster
    Translation: io » aster
    Translation: id » aster
    Translation: it » aster
    Translation: la » aster
    Translation: hu » aster
    Translation: mg » aster
    Translation: my » aster
    Translation: nl » aster
    Translation: pl » aster
    Translation: ro » aster
    Translation: ru » aster
    Translation: sm » aster
    Translation: fi » aster
    Translation: sv » aster
    Translation: ta » aster
    Translation: vi » aster
    Translation: zh » aster

    Aster at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » aster


    Category: Image - :Aster tataricus3.jpg|thumb|Aster tataricus


    From Inter: etyl » la|mul Inter: term » aster||star because of the shape of its flowers, from Inter: etyl » grc|mul Inter: term » ἀστήρ||star|tr=astēr|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988.Inter: R:Zande » rInter: R:Plants and their Name » s

    Proper noun

    Inter: head » mul|proper noun
  • Inter: taxon » genus|tribe|Astereae|the asters


    Inter: trans-top » a genus
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|yıldızpatı

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * Inter: pedi » a
    • See Inter: specieslite » nodot=1 for the many species




    From Inter: etyl » la|nl Inter: term » aster||star

    Proper noun

    Inter: head » nl|proper noun
  • A male given name

    Related terms

    * asteroïde
    • astraal (adjective)


      * stare



    From Inter: etyl » la|de Inter: term » aster||star
    Category: Image - : Aster tataricus3.jpg|thumb|The flower species Aster tataricus


    Inter: head » de|noun|g=f
  • Inter: botany » lang=de A taxonomic plant genus, within tribe Astereae - the asters.

  • Inter: wikispecie » s

    Related terms

    * Asteroid

    Proper noun

    Inter: head » de|proper noun
  • A male given name

  • Translation: de » Aster
    Translation: ko » Aster
    Translation: io » Aster
    Translation: id » Aster
    Translation: it » Aster
    Translation: hu » Aster
    Translation: pl » Aster
    Translation: ru » Aster
    Translation: sr » Aster
    Translation: fi » Aster
    Translation: sv » Aster
    Translation: tr » Aster
    Translation: zh » Aster

    áster at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Inter: es-noun » m|pl=ásteres
  • aster

  • Translation: es » áster
    Translation: fr » áster
    Translation: ko » áster
    Translation: nl » áster