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n. (Bot.) (a) Any plant of the genus Aster. See Aster. (b) A small plant of the genus Stellaria, having star-shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed. Water starwort, an aquatic plant (Callitriche verna) having some resemblance to chickweed. - Yellow starwort, a plant of the genus Inula; elecampane.

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