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stel·lar / ˈstelər/ • adj. of or relating to a star or stars: stellar structure and evolution. ∎ inf. featuring or having the quality of a star performer or performers: a stellar cast had been assembled. ∎ inf. exceptionally good; outstanding: his restaurant has received stellar ratings in the guides. DERIVATIVES: stel·li·form / ˈsteləˌfôrm/ adj.

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stellar XVI. — late L. stellāris, f. L. stella STAR; see -AR.
So stellate (-ATE2) †studded with stars XVI; star-shaped XVII. — L. stellātus. stellify place (a person) ‘among the stars’, deify. XIV. — OF. — medL.

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Stellar Trade name for a fat replacer made from starch.

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